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Travel Blogs from Rome
... threw our coins in the fountain, and the kids dunked their heads in as well, which might negate the promise of returning to the Eternal City supposedly secured by the coin toss.
The Spanish Steps - 11 flight of 12 steps each (132) gave Lucy an opportunity to practice her 11 times tables, and Benny to practice counting to 12. Highly recommended if travelling with kids. . And pizza for dinner of course.
Arrived in Rome on Saturday afternoon and managed to negotiate the crazy Termini bus and train station, find a bus and get to our apartment in Trastevere. Spent the afternoon visiting the supermarket and getting to know our local area, including a walk up lots of steps to a vast area of parkland and our first taste of statues and elaborate fountains, as well as a panoramic view across the city.
We started our day Sunday by strolling through the city ...
... in any case, the Metro ticket costs the same
price regardless of the distance to 1 h 30 of validity (1.5 euros). In
any case, it is not the Spanish Inn, not of unintended comes and goes
(a good point against the dormitory flights possible), because of the
distance with the sights of the city.Tomorrow, I start my first day of sightseeing.
are a Thursday, azure skies, I progress in the area of the Coliseum,
that is I don't see, based on my ...
... never served without food of some kind. I think the Italian philosophy is that alcohol is never consumed without food. Sometimes it is just a bowl of crisps or peanuts, but often little plates of mini pizzas or pastries are served. if you are lucky, it will serve as your evening meal!! So, we have walked and walked. We have seen The Sistine Chapel, Castel saint'Angelo, The Parthenon,Piazza Navona and much ...
... city and pretend like I knew where everything was.
Sunday was the Roma Marathon and 4k. A group of my friends and I "ran" the 4k.
All the participant got a tshirt, a pencil, and a plastic bag filled with coupons! So I was excited about that. In order to register we had to go to the marathon expo, where there were people handing out free samples of gelato, wine, bread, and salami. Gotta love Italy. However, on race day ...