Travel Blogs from Rome
... about 10.30pm suddenly had two new occupants, who were very keen on chatting! They were a really nice guy and girl from the UK so I had a chat for a while before eventually getting to sleep.
The bus left at 8am again, this time heading to Ancona first and then on to Rome. It wasn't the most direct route to Rome from Venice, however again it was a nice scenic drive. Ancona was another optional stop that I opted out of. Basically it is there because a lot of people ...
... imagining ancient Rome a little easier than at other sites.
That evening, we ate at a little restaurant near the Pantheon and had a fantastic antipasto of white beans, herring, and arugula. Following were sausages & chicory, gnocchi with gorgonzola, lentil soup -- the Romans really know how to eat heavy. By the end of the meal we desperately needed a walk. Zoe went out with her friends who were in town, Hannah went back ...
... was interesting. We travelled in a dark Mercedes with tinted windows, and the driver was pretty much like the stereotypical Roman driver-exciting getting onto a roundabout with a bunch of motorbikes coming, and then driving about 140kph on the motorway, which at at least some points was limited to 100kph, although may have had a more open speed limit at some others. Still took the hour it said the transfer would take, so that must be pretty ...
We went to sleep at 5 am and we got up at 5 pm, and our hotel servant took Picchinelli (our old friend) to his house. We were bored and we called our servant and we asked where we could go; he said: You must go to the coliseum! We decided to walk to the coliseum… When we were in the
coliseum we saw two friends, boyfriends, we didn't know , ...
... completely useless. Finally, he found a schedule of buses from Palermo, and then we got into a conversation about how we were going out with a friend of mine. Although all in Italian (he spoke no English it seemed), we got that he said something along the lines of, "No no no, one girl is not enough! You need three for 2 of you!" Perhaps we were just giddy from wine but whatever he said, it was second to none in hilarity.
We reached the club and were told we couldn't get ...
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