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after 9 hours sleep, we woke at 6am.
packed ready to leave after breakfast.
taxi to TIBURTINA STATION..train leaves for FLORENCE
exhausting time trying to find the toilets...up and down escalators and lifts several times between 1,2,&3 floors of renovations..no signs and carting our heavy cases all the way.
found the right platform..there were 25 of them.
... of the oldest places in Rome even older than the colosseum by 160 years! When the excavated down to the old roman street level 75 steps lower than current street level , they discovered a buried Roman statue that is now in the Vatican museum and a bronze statue of a horse. The cellar is now so protected as a historic site that they are not even allowed to dust the walls. We had a nice wine , some cheese ...
... good fun and yes we nearly got across the line first.
After this it was a session of bingo (something I must say I love playing onboard when I am cruising).
The afternoon was spent lazing away and then going to the talk on Alexandria and the Pyramids in preparation for our coming days in Egypt.
After this ...
... for the fact that this trip has gone ahead, how successful it has been and that I still have more to do, but bitter that my trip finally has an end date, that I have to actually go back to a life back home. Its not a bad thing going home, just what follows. Oh well... For life is quite absurd, And death's the final word. You must always face the curtain with a bow! Forget about your sin -- give the audience a grin, Enjoy it -- it's the last ...