If one thing could really bring home how significantly life has changed over the past few weeks, it’s seeing sights like Rome’s Spanish Steps and St Mark’s Square in Venice completely, utterly deserted.
Usually, you’d have to wade through crowds upon crowds to get within even queuing distance of the Doge’s Palace or Colosseum. But with curfews and quarantine measures being enforced throughout Europe, things are looking very different now – as these live webcam feeds from Skyline show.
You do wonder who the odd straggler is and why they’re still knocking about, but mainly it’s made us ever-impatient to get back out and explore. We’ll have to wait, and it’ll be great.