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... so that we can find the tram stop that will take us back to our neighborhood where our lunch is waiting.
After enjoying a delicious lunch (gluten free pizza was so so good!), we make the short walk home for a siesta (a great Italian way to beat the heat!!).
An hour or so later, we are refreshed and ready to continue our explorations of Ancient Rome!
We walk our way up through the historical center, visiting a local bar for an ...
... see what we could find. Since we were both ravenous, we found some delicious food and beer. Once sated, we walked to San Giovanni en Laterano church, which was built by Rome first ever Christian emperor, Constantine. It is a magnificent church filled with marble and gold, exquisite paintings and statues. Outside, we sat on the steps soaking in the warm sunshine and reading the map to determine the best use of our dwindling daylight hours. We decided to stroll down ...
... with a cabbagey bubble and squeak. Dessert was a choc brownie served with bitter orange marmalade.
Breakfast each day was also an interesting mix. There was cereal, yoghurt, 4 kinds of cheese, fresh fruit, ciabatta, white sandwich bread, sweet tarts, scrambled eggs, bacon, prosciutto, the best apricot jam we've ever tasted, plus marmalade and berry jam.
The wedding day (Friday) was a whirlwind of hairdressers and makeup jobs. ...
... what is basically Italy's Melbourne Cup 4 day weekend and it was as busy as the middle of summer. After 20 minutes of our own walking tour we had passed enough pizza joints to make us hungry so we grabbed some tea and headed for a much needed sleep.
Refreshed the next morning we started at the Colosseum and went on a great tour of the Roman Forum and then checked out all the other wonderful places, stopping once again for more pizza. ...
... last time we saw guys like this - gladiators, floating men, and silver giants were among the many street performers we saw roaming about various tourist destinations.
After we finished checking out the obelisk we were about to enter the Pantheon when Noel noticed she misplaced her bag (we had gotten her a go phone before starting our tour) and so we had to run back to the bar to grab it. The man gave us a knowing smile when we walked in and gave it back to ...
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