A Casa di Penelope
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... enough to realise what a masterpiece it is but we can't help but be disappointed. There is still a line of people walking along the gangway and throwing coins over their shoulder into....nothing. Honestly we can't see the point. Next stop...the Spanish Steps. We pass numerous menswear shops along the way and David is tempted by the beautiful clothes so we leave him to be measured for a new jacket (we've only been here a couple of hours!!) and so Scott and ...
... as a church. There are tombs of Raphael and two of Italy's kings also several crypts dedicated to saints around the exterior walls. We made our way back to the bus station, it was quite a long way, there were a lot of hawkers trying to sell things, the most common today was umbrellas. Again we were glad to get home and have a sit down with a cup of fruit tea before cooking, blogging and uploading a lot of ...
... the magical trevi fountain so we decided to do it. We walked down the crowded, narrow streets as quickly as we could, dodging each pedestrian who stepped out in our path. We approached the sight only to find that it was completely covered in scaffold for restoration. A total waste of time. It was surprising to see so many people still milling around looking at it and some were even lining up to walk along the scaffold boardwalk to get a closer look at the scaffold! Ridiculous! There ...
... just before the end of the tour as we were starving and had walked enough. We found a small cafe and had a lovely dinner on the sidewalk, as everyone seems to do. In Roma. Richard enjoyed some gluten free spaghetti and meat sauce, and Sue a .... Then we enjoyed walking back to the Colosseum at night and taking in the ruins and buildings lit beautifully on a balmy night. Tram back to the university precinct where we were staying and then crashed to ...
... Spanish Steps were busy then this was a a press of humanity. The fountains are beautiful and grand and well worth the walk and having to part the sea of humanity to get close. We catch a bus to Venezia and walk the final kilometre home along the various forums between Capitol and Palatine hills and are happy to leave some sights unseen. Truthfully we were totally worn out from the heat of the day and the amount of walking we did.
Only thing left to say is "Arrivederci Roma"