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Travel Blogs from Rome
... Culture, good food, cold beer and an awful lot of history. Some of the events this place must have seen boggle the mind. The ancient hub of a once great empire is now a big busy metropolis with monuments and buildings thousands of years old stood shoulder to shoulder with McDonalds and a vast array of pizzerias. Old meets new, ruins meet new builds but all of it Roman. My job now is to finish off ...
Welcome to our very first travel blog! We are so excited about this trip and want to share it with our favorite people! It has taken 25 years to get to Rome, but we are finally here!
We arrived into Rome via Amsterdam, took a shuttle to our hotel, and then took a 1 hour orientation tour of Rome and all the sites we want to see.
Back at our hotel, a tasty ...
... from around the world in town ahead of the conclave to decide the new Pope. They took their time strolling up one side then down the other and back around again. Behind them was a procession of diminishing religious ranks which eventually included some women and even some lay people who looked very proud of themselves. The barriers closed behind them and it was clear that whatever was going on, it was closed to the public and we weren't going to get to see the altar ...
... they said this was
due to some weird hostel law in Rome but I've never heard of any other
hostel doing this. This would be ok with me if this was necessary but
after all this apparent cleaning every single day all the rooms still
smell like dirt! Anywho heyho the hostel Costs between 12 and 17 euros a
night so can't complain too much.
First night in Rome and its time for another couch surfing party, 7
euros for a buffet ...
... Taken" paranoid, but she was fine. The ride to our hotel was breath-taking. Literally. Roman drivers are cray-cray! Lanes are vague guidelines, stop signs are suggestions, people change lanes in roundabouts all the time, and everyone turns right from the left lane - in front of people going straight! But the sights we saw on the way in! I swear I felt a frisson of excitement (yep, I said that) as we went through the city walls. We drove ...