Travel Blogs from Rome, Italy

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"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 ...

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 ...

Rome, Rome. Italy, Italy travel blog

Rome

A travel blog entry by mcgown

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... it from the Colosseum and all the way up the road, the Victor Emmanual II monument, Victor was the first king of unified Italy. It is often referred to as the "wedding cake" by foreigners and the "typewriter" by locals but was a controversial building as ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Roma day 2, Rome, Italy travel blog

Roma day 2

A travel blog entry by hels_belles

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... and watered and headed to see the Colloseum for a quick look around - we were saving actually going in it for the last day in Rome.  Fortunately, it was a quick hop on the metro and one change, then we were there.  As soon as you leave the metro ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Roma day 3 and the last full day :(, Rome, Italy travel blog

Roma day 3 and the last full day :(

A travel blog entry by hels_belles

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... anyway, drinking beers and watching the sun set, fabbo. I knew that tomorrow would be a tiring day, having a few hours to hang around Rome before the train for Ancona, and the others had to get up early for their flight, so we didn't have a really late ...

Off to Roma!!, Rome, Italy travel blog

Off to Roma!!

A travel blog entry by hels_belles

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... 10 metres away from me when I was checking out at the campsite. Managed to purchase my train ticket at the station, then it was off to Rome, an ok journey, and I was sat near a small child who was learning how to speak, so I tried to pick up on a bit of ...

Vatican and St. Peter's Basillica, WOW, Rome, Italy travel blog

Vatican and St. Peter's Basillica, WOW

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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The day we ended up deciding to go to the Vatican and see the museums and the square and basillica was both a good and bad day. On one hand the vatican had been closed for two days so we couldn't have gotten in till this day anyway but on the downside ...

Being Hotel Bums in Rome, Rome, Italy travel blog

Being Hotel Bums in Rome

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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Our last full day in Rome we didn't accomplish much because we were in the lobby in our hotel doing planning for the Spain portion of our trip which was coming up quickly. Our biggest problem was that we wanted to just sit on a beach in Valencia first ...

In Rome and the Sun in shining!!, Rome, Italy travel blog

In Rome and the Sun in shining!!

A travel blog entry by clintonb

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... and so forth is because Julias Ceaser had an Affair with Cleopatra the Egyptian Queen), therefor the interest in egypt thoughout Rome. they all seem pretty popular with the pidgeons though !haha. Stumbled up on tthe castle of Angelo, which was pretty ...

Singapore to Rome via bloody Heathrow, Rome, Italy travel blog

Singapore to Rome via bloody Heathrow

A travel blog entry by aussiepanda

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... seat and a good one too!  AOK.  We also had to show our cruise documents as we need to show a departure from Italy and had no onward flights.  No problems with the 25kg bag (2nd Qantas Club test) and the bags were checked right through to ...

The Wheels on the Bus II, Rome, Italy travel blog

The Wheels on the Bus II

A travel blog entry by jbushie

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... Zealander - Janet - asked to sit beside me. She was also tentatively traveling solo today, her husband attending a conference in Rome. We formed a partnership for the purposes of finding lunch and exploring beyond the bus and first stop was the Spanish ...

Extraordinary Rome, Rome, Italy travel blog

Extraordinary Rome

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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To say the least, Rome is an extraordinary place and offers the visitor so much, especially if you're into Ancient Rome and the Catholic Church. It is remarkable that whereever you go, historic relics abound. I've very much enjoyed my time here. I ...

Rome, Rome, Italy travel blog

Rome

A travel blog entry by gr8escape

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... historical lights as Janis Joplin and Stevie Wonder - who I doubt appreciated the fine views out our bedroom window onto the alley. But Rome is truly a wonderful place.  So much going on all the time.  We are just a few blocks from the ...

Roma Aeterna, Rome, Italy travel blog

Roma Aeterna

A travel blog entry by tavini

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... mild dissapointment and takes the time to appreciate them, one realizes how amazing they actually are). What coumpounds matters is that Rome is absolutely overrun with tourists, and in the hot hours of July days one meets relatively few veritable Romans. ...

Rome in a Day, Rome, Italy travel blog

Rome in a Day

A travel blog entry by supertrampz

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... ill-treating Boudicca and ravaging our country leaving nothing but civilisation, mosaics and straight roads. Unfortunately for the Romans and Rome they thenselves were later to fall foul of the barbarian hordes and all they brought were golden arches. As ...

Roma, Rome, Italy travel blog

Roma

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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28.7.06 Roma, Italy Des fixed a power lead to our vehicle so I could go on typing on my laptop for the 'Pod'. He bought an Italian adaptor and fitted it to the end of our existing power cord so it would fit to caravan park power. We had been using the ...

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