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The easiest and quickest customs clearance I could have ever expected. I don't think he would have even opened my passport if he didn't have to stamp it.
The Drive from the airport was an eye opener! Cab drivers the world over are special. They look at the road differently. Add a big dose of Italian & a lot of already …
... we had an awesome view of Rome. One of the pictures I took is of a wall with a walkway that goes from the Castel straight to the Vatican.
Tonight we cooked dinner at our apartment and met some friends for drinks. We went to a cute place called the Abbey and we watched the Germany vs. Brazil game. Well, we watched the first seven goals and then decided to leave. Still can't believe that happened...
... wearing a green cargo jacket that sported the Cuban flag on a shoulder patch. Above the bar was an enourmous Cuban flag and various slogans painted on the walls, and shrines to various guerrilla leaders with candles and flowers for each. I appeared to have entered some kind of nerve centre of the socialist revolution, hidden underground and preparing for a glorious overthrow. Tonight was obviously a night off though.
I peered inside another building around the corner ...
... celebrated meeting place in the world and in all of its history. It is so large that you could spend an entire day there, also getting a little lost. The Roman Forums is located between the Palatine (Centremost of 7 hills) and Capitoline Hills.
After roaming around the Forums for a good 2 hours, we joined the Rome Sightseeing Hop-on, Hop-off bus tour. We did a complete loop, taking in all the information and history from the audioguide on the bus and taking in ...
... what we were looking at, so we decided to come back later.
Shocking revelation, we needed to eat and found a place close to the hotel for a quick bite. It was very hot out so we sat inside to enjoy what they said was "air conditioning". I am sure it would have been better if they didn't leave the door open and let in the 35C heat. But still cooler than outside and made that big glass of Peroni taste oh, so good!
We headed back to our room for a ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsAbsolute B&B Rome
A very tidy spot and so handy to the tourist traps. Easy to keep clean and a stones throw from a dozen cafe's, restaurants, bars and the colosseum
Enjoying it so far.
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