Travel Blogs from Rome, Italy

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Rome shopping and more, Rome, Italy travel blog

Rome shopping and more

A travel blog entry by ngjordan

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... Vittorio II, also called Altare della Patria. Construction of this building commenced in 1885 in honour of the first king of unified Italy, and was opened in 1921 before being completed in 1925. It now contains the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier from WWI ...

Rome, Rome, Italy travel blog

Rome

A travel blog entry by lifeinbrian

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... pope. Art: lost on us!  Best bit of the Vatican were the free toilets, a sorely missed feature in Italy.    And whilst in Rome (I couldn't not use that line, now could I?) we checked out local pizza. Most excellent lunch pizza on both days. ...

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 ...

Burnt out in Rome, Rome, Italy travel blog

Burnt out in Rome

A travel blog entry by orangenemo

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... time it was two elementary school teachers from Anapolis), I got a fill-sized bed to sleep on too. Rome is great. Probably my favorite city in Italy. Florence was cool for awhile, but art museums and bars and clubs packed with American students gets ...

"Laundry Service"

A travel blog entry by jbushie

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... my favourite music playing on the laptop. I did go out for a couple of walks during the day in attempt to explore some more of Rome, but only some cafes and gelati shops were open. I'm over ruins and the sun was fierce. One glove puppeteer in the Piazza ...

Along the Via Francigena in Eighty Days., Rome, Italy travel blog

Along the Via Francigena in Eighty Days.

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201

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... the evening had been cleared away, and then it was time for bed ahead of another big day. I'd brought forward my arrival date in Rome in order to attend an open-air mass being celebrated by Pope Francis. A group of us got up before 5am today (Wednesday) ...

'When in Rome (.................)!', Rome, Italy travel blog

'When in Rome (.................)!'

A travel blog entry by shmikes

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... of a pub chat with Jay months ago in London. Hey, we should go away again....how about Europe.....um, Italy...Venice? Instead we end up meeting in Rome at 11pm at night and sitting in a smokey little pizzeria with the locals. A couple of old Italian ...

Made it to Rome, Rome, Italy travel blog

Made it to Rome

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... to each sight. Today I spent my time at the Quirinale (President's Residence), P.ZZa Venezia (Building as a result of Italy's Reunification), the Colloseum (which charges an exhorbitant 11 euros to enter... I ditched that idea) and The Foro Romano ...

Fertilia, Sardegna (Sardinia), Fertilia, Sardegna (Sardinia), Italy travel blog

Fertilia, Sardegna (Sardinia)

A travel blog entry by worldramblings

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A pleasant 7km stroll along the beach, heading north from Alghero, brought us to Fertilia - a "new town" created by Mussolini in the 1930s as part of Fascism's glorification of returning to the land.  The town consisted of a few wide ...

Day 19 #akirafinnontour Rome, Rome, Italy travel blog

Day 19 #akirafinnontour Rome

A travel blog entry by juanitafuatavai

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... , rode the train for one stop and got iff at venezia mestre. We arrived quite early so we had an hour wait until our train to rome arrived. We finally boarded the train for our 6 hour ride to rome. Mum ana dad thought thete was a cafe on the train so ...

Day 21 #akirafinnontour Rome, Rome, Italy travel blog

Day 21 #akirafinnontour Rome

A travel blog entry by juanitafuatavai

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... . There was way too much food so plenty left over for lunch tomorrow. Now its time for sleep. Everyone is so yired from such a full on day. Rome wasnt built in a day, but we sure as hell managed to cover quite a bit of it in one! Haha Love akira ...

Visiting the Vatican, Rome, Italy travel blog

Visiting the Vatican

A travel blog entry by ngjordan

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... the museums are open, it is not as grand as Westminster Abbey and many of the other Catholic churches we have visited while in Italy. We head to the final part of the tour, St Peter's Basilica. By contrast to the smaller Sistine Chapel with its modest ...

Tous les chemins menent a Rome!, Rome, Italy travel blog

Tous les chemins menent a Rome!

A travel blog entry by jelg

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J ai finalement trouve une auberge mais elle est a 45min de Rome. Par contre je suis literalement SUR la plage! Enfin presque... L'auberge est une ancienne ecole. C'est immense et tres beau. J'ai vu sur la mer! J'ai passe ma journee d'hier a me baigner ...

Rome (World), Rome, Italy travel blog

Rome (World)

A travel blog entry by kitkatgo

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... Spanish Steps each day. We had a beautiful view our first day there, with sun beginning to set. I think no trip to Rome would be complete without seeing Trevi Fountain. We enjoyed tossing our coins into the water over our shoulders to insure our return ...

Day 20 #akirafinnontour Rome, Rome, Italy travel blog

Day 20 #akirafinnontour Rome

A travel blog entry by juanitafuatavai

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... restaurant we went to last night. Tonight they had fresh lobster available so mum and dad dug into that. After a well needed dinner mum and dad watched a bit of tv with me and then said good night. We are exploring rome tomorrow. Love akira ...

Breakdancing in Rome, Rome, Italy travel blog

Breakdancing in Rome

A travel blog entry by tracystravels

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... ). What I did not expect was the large quantities of grafitti all over the walls on many of the buildings. This area of Rome definitely has a harder edge to it than where I first stayed. I was looking forward to strolling along the river too. What I ...

Are we there yet? - A looooong day/night!, Rome, Italy travel blog

Are we there yet? - A looooong day/night!

A travel blog entry by flashpackers

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... on a "hop-on hop-off" bus which goes to 80 sites in 2 hrs (as advertised) to orientate ourselves with the sites of Rome... didnt really work... doing U-turns and going past the same site a few times doesnt count and the audio kept cutting out. - Walked ...

Full circle, Rome, Italy travel blog

Full circle

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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... weaving in and out of the buses but they were skilled enough not to hit each other or the pedestrians. At least in Italy every motorcyclist wears a helmet. I am quite confident I could easily negotiate the streets of Rome on a scooter if only I could ...

Rome Italy, Rome, Italy travel blog

Rome Italy

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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... busy for us work wise.  All work and no play is very dull so we decided to get away for the Christmas break to Rome, Italy.  My (Caroline's)Dad and his wife Hiroko came too and we all had a fun filled busy adventure packed in historical ...

Pisa to Rome, stressed to the max in Rome traffic, Rome, Italy travel blog

Pisa to Rome, stressed to the max in Rome traffic

A travel blog entry by ngjordan

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... fit into this trip. We rejoin the Autostrada heading east toward Firenze (Florence), before turning south and joining the A1, Italy's main north-south road. In comparison to yesterday, traffic is light which makes the drive reasonably stress free, except ...

Ancient Rome and the Colosseum, Rome, Italy travel blog

Ancient Rome and the Colosseum

A travel blog entry by ngjordan

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... of the Roman Empire. Most of the buildings were destroyed and the materials reused in the construction of churches throughout Rome. Interestingly, the walls around the Colosseum that collapsed in 847AD during a massive earthquake were also reused in the ...

mmmm....pizza, Rome, Italy travel blog

mmmm....pizza

A travel blog entry by jay29

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... walking in a museum to a degree. It would have been nice to stay longer but even if accommodation could be found, I found Rome to be ridiculously expensive. Having spent almost three weeks in Eastern Europe, I wasn't used to paying so much for so ...

Dance, dance, dance.  Walk, walk, walk., Rome, Italy travel blog

Dance, dance, dance. Walk, walk, walk.

A travel blog entry by rebn

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... were pro dancers as well as students AND I was able to get answers to all my pressing questions about mullets in spain. (and Italy too.) You know how certain fads from our past tend to resurge every 8-10 years? (e.g. jelly bracelets, glam-band tees, ...

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 ...

see, see, see.  Do, do do., Rome, Italy travel blog

see, see, see. Do, do do.

A travel blog entry by rebn

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The plan for the day was to just take it easy and really do nothing. It didn't work out too well though. I guess I'll "rest" in Bangkok. We walked down towards the Colleseum after a quick breakfast. Last time I was in Europe, 5 yrs. ago, everything ...

Ciao, Rome, Italy travel blog

Ciao

A travel blog entry by mallorybecker

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... would light up the palace to perfection.  We learned about Julius Ceasar and Augustus and others, and the rise and fall of Rome.  It was really special to be on the exact same pieces that the Romans built thousands of years ago.  I still ...

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 ...

"Rome Sweet Rome".

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201

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... to capture some of the most magnificant natural beauty and human designs you could hope to see as I journeyed through France, Switzerland and Italy. It is even more creditable given that it suffered a fractured screen when I dropped it off my bed in the ...

To Rome..., Rome, Italy travel blog

To Rome...

A travel blog entry by romero

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... getting used to quirky airport happenings. We were quite surprised when they didn't even stamp our passport upon leaving Greece or entering Italy - I guess that is one of the benefits of the European Union, although it sucks for us because we have quite a ...

Day 22 #akirafinnontour last day in Rome, Rome, Italy travel blog

Day 22 #akirafinnontour last day in Rome

A travel blog entry by juanitafuatavai

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This morning we made sure we didnt miss out on breakfast again and made it to the restaurant in time. After breakfast we had to pack all of our bags because we have to check out of this nice hotel and spend one night in the city centre. Mum went to ...

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