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... thirst, starvation, or suffocation, whichever came first.
So we explored the forum, and learned enough history for me to talk your ear off for at least two more hours, and then we visited the Palatine Hill. The Palatine Hill was where the emperors and/or the most important people got to build their houses. Their houses were so big and so beautiful that they were described as being places the gods themselves would be lucky to live in. We actually get the word ...
... fashionable thing to do around this part of Italy at this time of year so I though, 'Sod it, when in Rome…' After filling my bottle a few more times it was time to find Greg. During my time in the colosseum I'd did find it strange that there was not a company called Gladia-Tours! That would have been perfect and I would have happily paid through the nose to be shown around ...
... popes tombs, and my favorite was this room full of ancient maps covering all the walls. By the time it finished we had time to chug some bottle of water and grab a quick bite - then we met for our next tour of the roman forum and the colosseum. The colosseum was just as cool as I'd hoped, reminded me of all the awesome gladiator movies! We went to the top and saw where it burnt in the fire, and then went down to where they ...
... the blow somewhat of missing out on tickets to the gallery. We well underestimated the size of this park, and decided instead of walking back through, we'd exit toward Via Veneto, and make our way to Circus Maximus.
We lunched in a superb cafe / delicatessen/ providore called Dolce Amare, after Louise snubbed her nose at Cafe de Paris. Can't find it anywhere on the web, but a great spot.
On then around the back of the Colloseum to ...
... I think it's more of a place to take you girlfriend for a
romantic week away as it'll be loads of fun and there's not a chance
you'll run out of things to do.
I was looking for an excuse to Use the saying 'when in Rome'
unfortunately I'm going to have to admit failure with this dream as I
saw and did a lot of things but nothing crazy enough to say when in
Rome, no idea where that phrase comes from not I'm not sure it's