Travel Blogs from Rome, Italy

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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 ...

Bulls testicles and chocolate at Eataly, Rome, Italy travel blog

Bulls testicles and chocolate at Eataly

A travel blog entry by matandali

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... Rome (Giolitti, which we will check out on Thursday) and a four-storey food hall called 'Eataly' where the best of Italy's produce is showcased in a combination of market stalls and restaurants. Waking early on Tuesday morning, we started the day with ...

Roaming the Empire, Rome, Italy travel blog

Roaming the Empire

A travel blog entry by travellingross

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... and recall things over time as it unfolds from our memory space. No photos in the Scavi Tour, but just incredible to see ancient Rome Mausoleums and then fragment bones of St Peter, the 1st Pope and Apostle of Jesus. The tombs from most of the other Popes ...

Rome wasn't seen in a day (or 3) but we tried..., Rome, Italy travel blog

Rome wasn't seen in a day (or 3) but we tried...

A travel blog entry by einsinaminion

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... mildly spicy sausage and mushrooms and I ate the mushrooms! Yes, I ATE the mushrooms! It was so good. The pizza was quite different in Italy than it is at home. It was easier to eat with a fork and knife than with your fingers. And the gelato!!!! We tried ...

Rome, Italy, Rome, Italy travel blog

Rome, Italy

A travel blog entry by antipodean

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... stone beds and 'pillows’, and a range of paintings on the walls for clients to choose from. Our time was too short in Rome, and we didn’t get to see everything – but I know I will be back in Italy one day to experience Italy properly. ...

On our way to Borgo San Lorenza, Rome, Italy travel blog

On our way to Borgo San Lorenza

A travel blog entry by calmtours

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Had a nice breakfast at the local cafe and then took a short walk to take in the immediate sites, before making our way to Tiburtina station for our fast treno to Florence. Noticed we got up to 270 Km per hour at one stage on the trip. We waited at Hertz ...

Visit to the Roman Forum on Palatine Hill, Rome, Italy travel blog

Visit to the Roman Forum on Palatine Hill

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... excited today because you see, this evening at 6:00pm, we were getting to meet the people who were joining us on our tour around Italy.  I was anxious to see who was going to be on it and "Get the show going", meaning start our escapade around the ...

Southern Rome the Roman coliseum and more!, Rome, Italy travel blog

Southern Rome the Roman coliseum and more!

A travel blog entry by allansineurope

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... of the plaza. After we walked through we walked down toward the 'wedding cake' which is the monument of the first king of united Italy Victor Emmanuel. It was quite a long walk to get there but not to much of a challenge. The hard part was climbing the ...

Throughout Rome, Rome, Italy travel blog

Throughout Rome

A travel blog entry by cattieatu

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Those Truscans, Rome, Italy travel blog

Those Truscans

A travel blog entry by kwdestinations

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... the street outside the port area, when out of the side of my eye, down below me was Chuck, AKA Charles (David's nephew who lives in Rome).  I looked down to his waves and gestures to get off the bus and come with him.  We did.  It is a rare ...

Rome not sure what day it is, maybe Thursdays, Roma, Italy travel blog

Rome not sure what day it is, maybe Thursdays

A travel blog entry by dmckinnon

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Ok, I have arrived safe and sound. Before I start let me say that they fuāked the keyboard up and that I think a liter of wine is a little more than one person should drink. Now that I have made my excuses lets continue. The first issue that must be ...

Religious afternoon, Rome, Italy travel blog

Religious afternoon

A travel blog entry by chaletaria

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... with some contributions from Bernini and completed after Savi’s death by Pannini (1760). It’s the largest foutain in Rome and very beautiful. M thought it odd because it wasn’t free standing, but up against a building (the Palazzo ...

Fountains and Ruins, Rome, Italy travel blog

Fountains and Ruins

A travel blog entry by travellingross

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... villa was built by the Roman Emperor Hadrian in the 2nd Century as a ‘get away’ from the Roman Forum in Rome centre. It is unbelievably massive and impressive – just imagine how impressive it would have been covered with marble and in ...

Rome(ing), Rome, Italy travel blog

Rome(ing)

A travel blog entry by collanya

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... we went to the baths of Diocletian, which are a series of ruins, which were once a magnificient baths for the people of Rome and was quite expansive. Then we passed through the Piazza delle Repubblica which is very close to our hostel. On our way to the ...

Ode to the Masters and Dead Men's Tunnels, Rome, Italy travel blog

Ode to the Masters and Dead Men's Tunnels

A travel blog entry by swdsull

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... and Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. I believe anyone trying to argue that greater works of art exist outside of Southern Renaissance Rome would be wasting their breath and mind power.   But the real shebang came after the tour at the museum. Fr. ...

Rome, Italy, Rome, Italy travel blog

Rome, Italy

A travel blog entry by ameehan

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Well, we are finally in Rome!!  God, were we gald to get off that plane! Whwn we arrived at our B & B in Rome, we met our 3 American friends we met on cruisecritic.com, they are staying at the same place and our going on the ship also.  ...

Buongiorno tutti, Rome, Italy travel blog

Buongiorno tutti

A travel blog entry by promking22

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... ; The coolest thing though was crossing our first national border by foot, and taking photos with one foot in each the Vatican and Italy. Across the other days we've had plenty of walking around, and much more public transport.  We checked out ...

Rome - Pantheon, Fountains and Stairs, Rome, Italy travel blog

Rome - Pantheon, Fountains and Stairs

A travel blog entry by marymichael84

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... we walked ….casually… to the Pantheon….then the Spanish steps ….then the Trevi Fountain. So many people today - Rome was just bursting everywhere…and it's not even close to summer yet. The girls will have a good time when ...

Some photos, Rome, Italy travel blog

Some photos

A travel blog entry by josiezim

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Let's see how this works. ...

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