In the July/August print edition, read writer Taras Grescoes
account of his travel to Rome, which was inspired by the 1953
romantic comedy Roman Holiday. Here, browse a photo-essayexclusive to the online editionfrom photographer Ken Kochey.
The history in Rome is amazing, says photographer
Ken Kochey. When youre walking on the stones that centurions
walked on thousands of years ago, you realize how small you
During his ten-day assignment, Kochey says he was
overwhelmed by the way the beauty of the city contrasted with its
violent history. You really feel the cost people had to pay to live
in that kind of grandeur, he says.
For these images, Kochey used a
Pentax 67, a medium-format camera, with Fujichrome Velvia
color slide film.
Heather Morgan is a TRAVELER associate researcher and online