Travel Blogs from Rome, Italy

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FLAVIAN AMPHITHEATRE better known as the COLOSSEUM, Rome, Italy travel blog

FLAVIAN AMPHITHEATRE better known as the COLOSSEUM

A travel blog entry by loving_family

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... in 72 AD on the 21 April (I remembered this date as it's both Gerald and the Queen's birthday) and was know as Rome's 'Theatre of Death' it was used for gladiatorial contests and public spectacles where hundreds of thousands of people and animals were ...

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 ...

A ride in the park and really old stuff, Rome, Italy travel blog

A ride in the park and really old stuff

A travel blog entry by ruthperelstein

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... and then hired an electric two seater bike and peddled around the park trying not to kill other tourist but enjoying the lung of Rome, it's  biggest park.  After we walked to the Etruscan museum and it was very quiet. No crowds. I guess it ...

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 ...

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 ...

3 COINS IN THE FOUNTAIN, Rome, Italy travel blog

3 COINS IN THE FOUNTAIN

A travel blog entry by loving_family

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TREVINO (Trevi) FOUNTAIN - We ventured into the City to explore the scenery from the movie made so famous by Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck, "THE ROMAN HOLIDAY".     Another stinker of a hot day and swarms of tourists, we started with ...

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 ...

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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... - Janet - asks to sit beside me. She is also tentatively traveling solo today while her husband attends a conference in Rome. We form a partnership for the purposes of finding lunch and exploring beyond the bus. Our first stop is the Spanish Steps. It's ...

"Faith"

A travel blog entry by jbushie

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... places and larger mausoleums of wealthier Romans are still very evident along with tiles serving as headstones. The return trip to Rome should have been straightforward except that today is Gay Pride March Day - or the Italian equivalent thereof. One ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

"Siren"

A travel blog entry by jbushie

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... there are NO shoes in my size in Rome. What a depressing scenario! Rob heads off to explore the Forum more closely and we eat out for our last night in Italy. Off to enjoy the hospitality of Cathay Pacific early tomorrow morning... "Siren" - Roxy ...

Roma, Roma - The eternal city, Italy travel blog

Roma

A travel blog entry by schlossie

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... If I could have I would have changed our itinerary.  I would have shortened our stay in Florence from 5 nights to 3 and extend Rome from 3 nights to 5.  This city is incredible (and incredibly hot - beware!).  There's so much to see I don't ...

"Sticky Fingers"

A travel blog entry by jbushie

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... sleep-in and scrambled eggs courtesy of Roberto's supplies. With map and guidebook in hand, we then head out into the Rome traffic - a skill yet to be mastered. With traffic that ignores zebra crossings and a severe shortage of traffic lights, crossing ...

The Eternal City, Rome, Italy travel blog

The Eternal City

A travel blog entry by barrettbingley

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... Steps were excellent in the late afternoon with a bottle of bubbly. From there we went to the biggest outdoor concert in Italy, outside St. John Lateran and grooved to all sorts of Italian bands, including there version of Linkin Park. We ate well ...

Days Like These, Rome, Italy travel blog

Days Like These

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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... free call number for Iberia, an affiliate with QANTAS, and pointed out the payphones across the road. Just one slightly major problem, in Italy all the public phones use cards, no coins and it seems that no one sells the cards required to use them. So ...

Rome in 3 Days, Rome, Italy travel blog

Rome in 3 Days

A travel blog entry by lucinate

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... the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. We strode up the old roman road (via Sacra) to Palatine Hill where legend says Romulus founded Rome. It is also where the rich romans built their houses. We were overwhelmed with the sheer size of the ruins. They've ...

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 ...

Rome: random wanderings in the eternal city, Rome, Italy travel blog

Rome: random wanderings in the eternal city

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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... the return visit). This is definitely one sight that should be done at night. Hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Italy mate and thanks for a pleasant evening! The rest of my time spent here was computer related so a headache all around. An ...

Roaming around Roma.., Rome, Italy travel blog

Roaming around Roma..

A travel blog entry by flashpackers

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... swing..   So we headed for the Victor Emmanuel Monument which was built to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the unification of Italy, and also housed the tomb of the Unknown Soldier. This building is also known as the 'wedding cake' as it's ...

Italian Adventure, Caprarola, Italy travel blog

Italian Adventure

A travel blog entry by easties

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After our night in black satin (Sheets), we set off south, aiming for the hazelnut farm north of Rome. The camper behaved itself over the Appenines, but the brakes began to complain as we approached our destination. In fact, the last three miles down the ...

Farewelling The Chad, Rome, Italy travel blog

Farewelling The Chad

A travel blog entry by catters

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... Either way brilliant to catch up with The Chad again after our 10 day "banana split".  Good catch up chat over some of Italy's world famous pizza and then a self directed walking tour of Roma by night.  What a beautiful place and what a pleasant ...

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