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Well after the Vatican Museum yesterday and the millions of tourists flooding through it we didnt see much other that the Sistine Chapel.. we did have a lovely dinner near our apt after.
Today 87 degrees a bit warm well toke a cab to the Colosseum and had fun checking it out from the outside again the lines were enormous.. we then walk to the other sites stopping for drinks and a great lunch at a sidewalk pizzaria..good food and watched the people stroll ...
... was allocated someone to buy a secret santa present. The catch was a 10 Euro limit. We all did very well.
Emily - little clip on reading light
Jenny - Apron
Matt - Travel Mug
Chris - Plasticine and jocks
Debbie - Santa helper outfit
Wilson - Selfie stick and a book on ********
... the keys as part of their family crest. This key theme evolves in many paintings from the beginning of time (Peter, the first Pope) through to the end of time with a full wall mural in the Sistine Chapel that has an old Peter returning the keys to God. The purpose of the keys? They are the keys to heaven. The Sistine Chapel ( where the Cardinals hold their enclave to elect a new Pope) was astounding with the entire walls and ceiling painted with various ...
... in motion.
The next day, I hung out with a guy I made friends with through my work colleague, we agreed to meet at the Colosseum and from there, decide what we wanted to do for the day.
We decided to purchase a ticket to one those hop-on, hop-off busses, I felt like a real tourist, who of course did everything in his power to avoid looking like one, but it was probably the best way to get around the city and explore all the cool famous landmarks… like the ...
... read: wonderful) Roma apartment, with a spread of fresh tomatoes and basil in olive oil, prosciutto, smoked provolone, and fresh bread and rice cakes (each respectively) watching hilarious Italian TV. We're having a bottle of 4€ wine and passing out hard! Tomorrow = Coliseum, Trevi fountain, Circo Massino, as well as various other Roman ruins and other activities far away from the insanity in St. Peter's Square for Palm Sunday! Wish us luck! - ...