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... warned, "Beware the Ides of March". We toured what is left of the home of the Vestal Virgins, who were chosen to tend the eternal flame of Rome, then hiked up Palatine Hill to take in the entire scene from above. The gardens at the top were also impressive, albeit mainly not in season. The orange trees were full of fruit, but the roses were just bare vines. I discovered that the tree I keep photographing is an Italian stone pine...from which pine nuts are ...
... 8217;t you?). You’ll also be pleased to know, we’re unlikely to repeat these when we return next year. There are still many places we want to visit, and have pencilled in for 2015, like Ravenna, Ferrara, Perugia, Spoletto, Urbino, Elba, Orvieto, Gubbio, Assisi, The Cinque Terre to name a few, and next year is the Milan EXPO too, but, you’ll just have to assume we’re there, rather than reading about it.
Right, until next weekend thenCFN
I have heard a number of tourists seeking directions to the Parthenon, that's a lot longer walk... Great to see a roman building probably in near original condition, the inner walls and columns of marble give a taste of the opulence of rome. How the hell they carved some of this stuff is amazing. The dome is near perfect. An amazing feat of engineering that wasn't bettered for over a thousand years. As it's a church I sat rested my legs on a pew and soaked up the ...
... and unbelievingly beautiful, although they are old, they are so well preserved that they don't seem as old as they really are. The first place we went was Pinsere, the pizza place, the pizza is different than American pizza because the crust is much thinner and cruncher. The flavors of pizzas were really interesting but tasted great!
... tight knit cobblestone alleys to traverse here. A funny thing, and possibly a warning to point out, is how aggressive some of the street vendors are. A man with a bunch of roses literally forced flowers into Noel and I's hands all the while saying 'it's good luck' and 'it's for you' as if it was some gift. We kept saying no and tried to give them back several times but he again said it was for us and for luck so we assumed he was giving them to us - logical ...