Travel Blogs from Rome
With our second day in Rome behind us the exhaustion has finally set in. It felt like we walked the entire length of Italy! We first went to the Colosseum it was amazing an absolutely amazing experience. Although we did not stay long because of the heat. It was very hot in the early to late morning and we were all swelltering in the heat. We took a lot of pictures and seflies! Next we walked around the ancient city of Rome. The city was beatiful as we ...
... Sunday blessing, but just getting to see inside St Peters Basilica and look out upon the hundreds of rows off seating outside the Cathedral was a moving experience.
Quite exhausted after our 3 hour tour, we thanked our guide and headed towards our train station, stopping for a gelato and a bit of a rest along the way. Day one in Rome done, and with so much more to see and do, we headed home to relax and ...
... full that even the vast internal spaces of the Pantheon provided little relief from the heat. Fortunately our slower pace, numerous water stops at fountains and gelato explorations were enough to keep the fainting goats from doing their thing and they survived the work past the Piazza Navona to the overcrowded train back to and the boat.
... to find another place to eat. We walk toward the Trevi Fountain and find a quiet restaurant to eat at. Everyone is pleased with their meals! From there, we go to a dessert place and get some canolies to eat because Jamie has been talking about them since she got there. We each get a canoli and enjoy them by the Trevi Fountain! From there, we head home. I have an early morning, so I go straight to bed. Greece ...
... big and grand and for me lacked an intimacy and showcased a religious empire more (here I go again). The style was not as appealing to either of us as for example the Sagrada Familia in Spain and well we have seen a few churches now which seem more appealing even if 1/4 of the size!
We ran out of time to go and see the underground where St Peter is buried or climb the claustrophobic, vertigo inducing dome. Maybe if we have time Vern can do the dome ...
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