Travel Blogs from Rome, Italy

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All good things must come to an end..., Rome, Italy travel blog

All good things must come to an end...

A travel blog entry by bvang17

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... the Trevi Fountain. Legend has it that if you toss two coins over your shoulders into the Trevi Fountain, you not only get a wish but also assure yourself a return to Rome. John and I tossed our coins and made our wishes. What a way to end this ...

Rome 2 - Walk through the city, Rome, Italy travel blog

Rome 2 - Walk through the city

A travel blog entry by jdp643

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... at least one drawing of Brad Pitt on display. From here I walked up the hill to Villa Borghese, a very large park in central Rome with sweeping views of the city from its western border.  I spent quite a bit of time in the park listening to people ...

A day to reenergize, Rome, Italy travel blog

A day to reenergize

A travel blog entry by kbort

... cappachino... and planning out one anothers futures. I am currently seperate from the group and planning to visit the National Museum of Rome and then we are meeting up for dinner! Hope you are all well and that your current location is a bit cooler ...

The Colesseum, Rome, Italy travel blog

The Colesseum

A travel blog entry by colin_tameka

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... suckeled on the she wolf (as legend states). It is where Romus killed his twin brother  to be the founder of  Rome.  A grand palace was built on the  hill but now is just foundtaions and  ruins.  Very interesting place and ...

Our last day of holiday, sightseeing & Rome, Rome, Italy travel blog

Our last day of holiday, sightseeing & Rome

A travel blog entry by goweregypt

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... it 4 times today to break even but it also saves having to buy single tickets especially tricky on the buses. I had looked up Rome transport's solution to getting to the catacombs on the internet and so I knew the bus numbers and where we had to change. ...

When in Rome....., Rome, Italy travel blog

When in Rome.....

A travel blog entry by jklezok

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... the like every Sunday. They shut down the street to cars, so it's one big festival. I think all of Rome and every tour company in Italy was there. The streets are very crowded but you just get caught up in the atmosphere. The architecture is absolutely ...

Roma!, Rome, Italy travel blog

Roma!

A travel blog entry by jcharwell

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... .  To our luck, we had one of the best pizzas I have ever had in my life!  After getting our fill, we headed off for Rome. It only took us about 45 minutes to get from the restaurant to Rome.  We arrived in Rome around 11:30 PM.  We drove right ...

Roma, Italia, Rome, Italy travel blog

Roma, Italia

A travel blog entry by bwells

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... saints, relics, and various churches and monuments. We began each day with mass, celebrating at all the main basilicas around Rome, including St. Peter's. It's incredible how many churches were around Rome: nearly every corner had a steeple and inside the ...

Roma - Il Dolce Vita (It's a Wonderful Life), Rome, Italy travel blog

Roma - Il Dolce Vita (It's a Wonderful Life)

A travel blog entry by elee2000

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... ceiling. Both Diahanna and Stephen were awestruck. I was in worship. While we missed that elusive outstanding Italian meal in Rome, a nice restaurant around the corner from our hotel where a couple of movies from the Audrey Hepburn and Kirk Douglas ...

This is where I live, Rome, Italy travel blog

This is where I live

A travel blog entry by taylorsmith

Watch the first three minutes of this promotional video from Zara. This is literally what I see everyday:) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tgg05wsoae0 ...

First nite in Rome, Rome, Italy travel blog

First nite in Rome

A travel blog entry by davefrendy

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... , because some guy with an information badge came up and asked if we needed accomodation or what ever. Now, i've heard stories about Rome so I said the name of the street I was looking for and showed him the name written on my instructions. Rachel found ...

Italia, Rome, Italy travel blog

Italia

A travel blog entry by maya.musick

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... hours later. It was much more peaceful this time. Fresco painting, in my opinion, is one of the great wonders of the world. Rome is definitely a big change from Nussbach. Carina and her family were so good to me there. I feel so fortunate to be able to ...

We made it! Ciao from Roma, Rome, Italy travel blog

We made it! Ciao from Roma

A travel blog entry by funinitaly

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... to take photos at an airport so didn't take the risk. We re-boarded the plane for the second time and our 6 hour flight to Rome was uneventful. Although we arrived more than 3 hours late, we were very happy all the engines worked and got us here safely... ...

So much Sistene Chapel, Rome, Italy travel blog

So much Sistene Chapel

A travel blog entry by broose09

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No Rome at the inn, Rome, Italy travel blog

No Rome at the inn

A travel blog entry by peteandal

So after finding out our flight had been cancelled from Heathrow due to the snow we found we had been moved to an earlier one. Lucky I checked at midnight. We flew fine and there was even a nun going on our flight, CLASSIC. Due to the earlier flight we ...

Rome, Rome, Italy travel blog

Rome

A travel blog entry by tagmoore

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... called Forno. Next we headed to the Colosseum and on the way stopped at the giant Emmanuel Monument. The museum inside showed Italy's military battles during the 19th century. We'd heard that getting a combo pass to the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine ...

Stuck in Rome's marathon!, Rome, Italy travel blog

Stuck in Rome's marathon!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... square in Ancient Rome or Center of Rome if you want to call it.  Pass this area, you were in other sections of Rome which we didn’t want to visit.  We wanted to concentrate ourselves in the Ancient section of the city and explore it to ...

Dang Creepy Italians!, Rome, Italy travel blog

Dang Creepy Italians!

A travel blog entry by backpacker44

... the Colosseum. Not so. We walked about 30 minutes in the exact opposite direction of the Colosseum. Basically in to the slums of Rome. Graffiti, drunks, broken glass- everywhere. We have a few good quotes from that night though! "Hey, I think I see it! ...

When in Rome... again, Rome, Italy travel blog

When in Rome... again

A travel blog entry by ainaz

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... they could, causing a traffic jam on the ferry composed of cars, buses, motorbikes, foot passengers.. and me. Riding in Italy again now, after having done the round in many other countries, only confirms my feelings of frustration towards the Italian ...

Day 23 - Rome 1st Full Day, Rome, Italy travel blog

Day 23 - Rome 1st Full Day

A travel blog entry by stevenordmark

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... were in english from then on, but I enjoy saying "Grazie" and "Grazie mille" so much that I never say "thank you" in Italy anymore. Now an American family has sat down at a table, and the heavy set wife immediately tells him in some speedy english that ...

Exploring Rome, Rome, Italy travel blog

Exploring Rome

A travel blog entry by cullism

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... was totally hidden by scaffolding in preparation for next year's jubilee celebrations. We found throughout our travels in Italy that virtually all cathedrals, monuments and other famous buildings were at least partly concealed by scaffolding which was a ...

The eternal city of crazy scooter drivers, Rome, Italy travel blog

The eternal city of crazy scooter drivers

A travel blog entry by vdevai

... for me... When I eventually stopped spinning from the heat and traffic etc, I found my favourite building in Rome - the Pantheon. The circular building, which houses the tomb of artist Raphael, has always impressed me since the ...

Palace,Palace...$60 Bar Bill!, Rome, Italy travel blog

Palace,Palace...$60 Bar Bill!

A travel blog entry by jjpinard

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... but ended up at the Diana playground instead! We grabbed our bags and took the Gatwick Express train to catch our flight to Rome! I will talkabout our trip to the hotel tomorrow...but since John suggested the title for tonites blog I will let you know ...

Who's the fool, Rome, Italy travel blog

Who's the fool

A travel blog entry by dragonrider

Well it was our last day in Rome today and our last day with Megan and Nigel - sad face! Matt & I head off to Tuscany tomorrow and Megan and Nigel start their journey home to Aus. We really weren’t in any rush to do anything so it was nearly ...

Flight to Rome, Rome, Italy travel blog

Flight to Rome

A travel blog entry by holdfast

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... place. I saw one guy on a vesper texting whilst riding and another having a cigarette whilst riding through town. Got to love Italians and Italy. We found our hotel and were shown to the room. A very nice place in a good location only about 200m from the ...

Rome - Forever in my Heart, Rome, Italy travel blog

Rome - Forever in my Heart

A travel blog entry by graceonthego

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... .  It is the Chiesa di Santa Maria degli Angeli. It apparently was the last piece of architecture designed by Michelangelo in Italy. He converted an old Roman Bath House into an amazingly lovely marble church.  It is beyond amazing.  I ...

More sight-seeing in Roma, Rome, Italy travel blog

More sight-seeing in Roma

A travel blog entry by couchonbp

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We checked into our hotel and did our own sight-seeing. We visited the Fontana del Tritone located in Piazza Barberini, Trevi Fountain (Fontana di Trevi), Pulcino della Minerva (means Minerva's Chicken) in Piazza Minerva, and the Pantheon. We ...

They built it, and I came, Rome, Italy travel blog

They built it, and I came

A travel blog entry by tmcclurg

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... our coins in. The legend is that if you throw a coin over your left sholder and make it in the fountain you will return to Rome. This isn't a very hard task seeing as the fountain is the size of an olympic swimming pool. But the legend is true beacuse I ...

The journey began..., Rome, Italy travel blog

The journey began...

A travel blog entry by shanam6m

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... , not running, late, etc...including myself.  I had myself a bit of drama on the bus... Who checks bus tickets in Italy...really?  I can say now after having been there a few weeks that they don't seem to check anything...anything goes. ...

The Eternal City, Rome, Italy travel blog

The Eternal City

A travel blog entry by tvmed

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... in Europe is completely fresh.  Nothing is processed, heated up, etc.  They give you a ton of food in Italy, but you aren't miserable and full afterwards.  Our appetizer was grilled vegetables -eggplant, zucchini, mushrooms, etc in a dish ...

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