Travel Blogs from Rome, Italy

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At one with nature, Rome, Italy travel blog

At one with nature

A travel blog entry by robartsroaming

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... hope is that the nasty little mosquito who bit me in an uncomfortable spot gets his just deserves. I didn’t plan our arrival in Rome very well, because it happened to be while I was on the driving shift, eeeck. So not only did I have to drive with ...

Random ruins, Rome, Italy travel blog

Random ruins

A travel blog entry by sevenhours

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... has better photos than I took since the weather wasn’t great. Something we didn’t expect was the number of churches in Rome. I mean, I knew there were a lot of churches in Rome, but its like they jump out at you. You go around a corner and ...

I guess we are just not cultured enough, Rome, Italy travel blog

I guess we are just not cultured enough

A travel blog entry by robartsroaming

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We jumped out of bed at 7.30am this morning rearing to go. No you're right, that doesn’t sound like us at all. The real truth is that after pressing snooze a number of times we groggily rolled out of bed and stomped around the apartment getting ...

'You just never know what’s been on it', Rome, Italy travel blog

'You just never know what’s been on it'

A travel blog entry by robartsroaming

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... why wouldn't we want to ride a bike in Rome surrounded by Italian drivers?? Although the wearing of bike helmets is not compulsory in Italy the bike company that we went with had made it compulsory, a wise decision I would think. We had about 12 people ...

A City of Real History, Rome, Italy travel blog

A City of Real History

A travel blog entry by jonmatters

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... up and down the road. With the 2000 year old ruins along the road, one would think the area would be protected a little, but this is Italy and anything is possible here. Having to get off to the side of the road so a car can pass somehow takes a little of ...

Colosseum, Palatine Hill, Roman Forum, etc., Rome, Italy travel blog

Colosseum, Palatine Hill, Roman Forum, etc.

A travel blog entry by stevegrace

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Just a very light breakfast to start the day. After all - I am on a diet now. First stop on our "Scaffolding Tour Of Rome" was the Trevi Fountain. Only a 5 minute walk from the hotel, it was amazing to see the crowd that had gathered to admire the ...

Day 23, Roma, Italy travel blog

Day 23

A travel blog entry by antoinette2607

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Today we caught the train to Rome. After getting settled in to our rustic apartment we set off towards the Vatican to pick up our Roma Passes and book our tours of St Peter's, the Sistine Chapel, and the Vatican. (It is only a 10 - 15 minute walk) There ...

Time to go home, Roma, Italy travel blog

Time to go home

A travel blog entry by antoinette2607

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... You couldn't take photos but I've included one from Google. We still had plenty of time do we had a look in the Museum of Rome and then wandered over to the Jewish quarter and to the Tiber Island before heading back to collect our bags and catch our ride ...

Day 24, Roma, Italy travel blog

Day 24

A travel blog entry by antoinette2607

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Today we went roaming through the Roman ruins. We started off at the Colosseum and then went to the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. It was very busy, I expect because it was a Saturday but it also could have been because of the extra people in town for ...

Rome, ruins and history, Rome, Italy travel blog

Rome, ruins and history

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... . The Piazza and the stairs were designed by Michelangelo in 1536. The stairs headed down to Piazza Venezia which is the center of Rome. It is basically a big traffic circle with a piece of grass in the middle. On the edge we found the monument of Victor ...

Got to pick a pocket or two, Rome, Italy travel blog

Got to pick a pocket or two

A travel blog entry by robartsroaming

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... Pfffttt We had a really nice meal, with Lyndon and I having the prawn risotto. It is a little annoying as most restaurants in Italy will only do a risotto if two people order it but tonight my darling husband obliged to keep me happy. I needed to be ...

Magnificent Colosseum, Rome, Italy travel blog

Magnificent Colosseum

A travel blog entry by robartsroaming

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... we thought that like the Colosseum there would be less people there at night. It was a good hour walk, which is great to do in Rome as there is always something to see. We saw a guy riding a moped while talking on his mobile phone. I simply can’t ...

The flight plan, Rome, Italy travel blog

The flight plan

A travel blog entry by davefremland

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... I booked a train for an overnight ride. Now I will arrive in Munich at 6:00 a.m. tomorrow. Had I taken airberlin, I would go from Rome to Vienna at 8:00 am then to Berlin and finally on to Munich arriving at around 7:00 p.m. My plan gets me there only 12 ...

Day 25, Roma, Italy travel blog

Day 25

A travel blog entry by antoinette2607

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Today we started at Castel Saint Angelo - and it was free! That was a bonus. Afterwards we walked through the Piazza Navona (where the Fountain of the Four Rivers is) on our way to the Pantheon. They had just finished a service inside the Pantheon so ...

Romantic Rome, Rome, Italy travel blog

Romantic Rome

A travel blog entry by chronometers

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... the fact that it was February, making fresh ingredients at a premium, everything still tasted fresh and flavorful. Another interesting Rome fact: Most of the fountains spew potable water. Unless otherwise marked the water is safe to drink and it seems ...

The overnight train., Rome, Italy travel blog

The overnight train.

A travel blog entry by davefremland

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... to flying. Meanwhile, i went to the train station when I got to Vienna and it turned out there was no train from Vienna to rome. But from Meidling to tiburtina was an overnight with a first class sleeper for 2 available.  I decided to take it and ...

The Eternal City., Rome, Italy travel blog

The Eternal City.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... one of those classic big cities you just have to go see at least once in your lifetime. If I should sum up Rome after our short visit; Incredibly beautiful. Full of stunning architecture, historical buildings and monuments. Very expensive (we managed to ...

Arrive in Rome., Rome, Italy travel blog

Arrive in Rome.

A travel blog entry by stevegrace

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... passage, priority boarding and lots of good food. I could get used to this. The diet starts tomorrow. Our arrival in Rome was interesting. We collected our bags and followed the signs and walked into our driver. It was late. Customs and Immigration must ...

Finally arrived!, Rome, Italy travel blog

Finally arrived!

A travel blog entry by aussierach

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... to learn the Italian language. However,my aspirations were quickly put to rest after making a few enquiries. I was told that learning in Rome I would speak like a truck driver, or "Il bruto", and it would be better to learn in Florence which has a more ...

Day 26, Roma, Italy travel blog

Day 26

A travel blog entry by antoinette2607

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... 10,000 visitors per day. In peak season 20,000 This week 30, 000! Aargh.. So note to self; before booking a holiday in Rome one must also consult the Catholic calendar (not the one with the good looking Priests on it) to check for events of ...

la dolce vita - Rome in a day, Rome, Italy travel blog

la dolce vita - Rome in a day

A travel blog entry by aussiepanda

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... don't have the time to do the city justice. Grab some lunch and then we need to head back to the station and Rome.   Short wait for a train and in maybe twenty minutes we are standing beside Circus Maximus. It is impossible to describe how it ...

Museumus Giganticious, Rome, Italy travel blog

Museumus Giganticious

A travel blog entry by byrnedm

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Rome, Italy GMT +1:00 hour Rome. If you want to And so onto the Italian capital. Just like Pisa I doubt this place needs much of an introduction. Pretty much everyone knows it's a place with 2,700 years of history and the place where modern ...

Layover in Rome..., Rome, Italy travel blog

Layover in Rome...

A travel blog entry by madman96

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... make it to the ferry JUST in time but get to the airport with plenty of time to spare before our flight. We get into Rome and run into the two Australians from Carpe Diem a few nights before.  We check into our hotel and relax over dinner before ...

All roads lead to Rome, Rome, Italy travel blog

All roads lead to Rome

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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... one night. It was great to have met her and I sure we'll run into each other in the near future.   Back to Rome. As usual we booked a walking tour of the city to get a better idea of the city and Roman empires history which took us through all the ...

Off to the center of the universe (Rome), Rome, Italy travel blog

Off to the center of the universe (Rome)

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... to the station, where our Eurostar train was already waiting. It was an older one, so not as nice as the Florence – Rome train we had before. Still the journey was smooth and enjoyable. We arrived in Rome in the evening and we were tired from the ...

The hoarding and the hordes, Rome, Italy travel blog

The hoarding and the hordes

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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  Trevi Fountain is under construction, surrounded by glass hoarding about three metres high. Still, the area is filled with tourists, confused by what they see. So they take photos, or if they're alone, selfie shots through the glass, of ...

Back to the mainland - This time ITALY!, Rome, Italy travel blog

Back to the mainland - This time ITALY!

A travel blog entry by clintonb

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... arrived in Rome, to get here we had to get on a few light plates from santorini to athens, then athens to rome. Had so much turbulence coming into Italy - twas good! haha :o) Well, not the best start to Italy. The hostel we checked into was so ...

"Sharse Mum" - Photos for my mum

A travel blog entry by mcgown

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... for our early departure the next day. Monday we checked out and with bag watching shifts at the Roma Train Station we explored Rome all day.  We survived the overnight train to Bari then spent the day waiting for our 8.00pm ferry departure. The ...

James is No Longer Allowed to Book Things!, Rome, Italy travel blog

James is No Longer Allowed to Book Things!

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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... towards our hotel to collect our things and wait until it was time to make our way to the station.  Our train arrived in Rome at around 7:30pm and we decided to walk to our hostel insted of taking the bus which resulted in us both being soaked in ...

Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon and More, Rome, Italy travel blog

Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon and More

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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... ; some of the sights that were in the area. We first went back to the train station though thinking we were going to purchase a Rome pass for the public transport system. After seeing the brochure for it though we decided it was a waste for us and then ...

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