Mercure Roma West
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... Audrey sat eating her gelato and then we decided to catch the metro home. It was only 2:30 but we thought we’d make the most of a quiet afternoon.
Unfortunately the supermarket was closed so lunch became some noodles we picked up in a mini mart. The afternoon was a lazy one. Ro slept, the kids spent some time on screens and I caught up on emails. Ro and I ventured out later to find a supermarket to buy dinner. We walked back to the train station, not too far, and left the ...
We went to an art gallery today and the Spanish Steps, walked a lot, ate galleto (tried Nutella and also Chocolate today). But the real excitement happened when we went to our ten course meal on this little back street a couple of blocks away....and there they were the infamous Italian Mob.....6 of them. That was as exciting with them as it got but you should have seen us sitting there giggling (because ...
... by other intelligent beings. The Roman Inquisition found him guilty of heresy and he was burned at the stake in Camp di Fiori. Always find it interesting how people don't question this sort of brutal past in the name of the religion just across the river from St Peters.
After the obligatory purchases of food, keyrings (Bianca) and not much else of value, we hopped the bus again and headed down to Piazza Venezia. Our first stop was the ...
... also ruin their culture and take anything they liked including art work and animals. Then went to colosseum which was interesting. It was in commission for hundreds of years 80AD to 400 ish. They would have animals fighting each other then public executions by the hands of a gladiator. So condemned would be given a sword and told to fight a gladiator where they would almost always lose. Then ...
... us so much. Italians are so interesting to observe as they are very animated, dangerous drivers...they double park, they beep their horns, they zip in and around. Almost all cars have dings and scratches...due to parking a so close to one another We had the most delightful dinner in an old Roman Inn more than 100 years old. It was quaint and had all sorts of things inside like scooters farm equipment ...
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