Travel Blogs from Rome
... inside, it was originally a temple for the emperor Agrippa's private use but when the Empire converted to Christianity, the Pantheon became a church, a purpose that it still fulfills today. as such, it is the oldest building in continuous use anywhere in the world. other function it has are as a tomb - the painter Raphael is buried here as is the uniter of Italy, Vittorio Emmanuel and his son Umberto I and his queen,inventor of the pizza, Margherita. We took ...
... port of the great city, but after laneway after laneway of collapsed brick walls it becomes a tad repetitive. I must admit that, should I have brought along some form of interpretive book or
map, it would doubtless have oozed more history, but I failed to, so it didn’t!
The museum there was a bit of a surprise however, it was filled with sculptures in various
states of preservation, dated prior to much of what we’d recently ...
... here as they fought the Orcs below trying to breach the castle walls. We stood proud waiting for the orders to unleash our mighty arrows. May they fly true. And on the sound we killed ourselves an Orc or two. EJ then decides to run up every staircase into every crevice trying to find the princess who might still live there. This is the Rome she was looking for and I'm so glad we found it. As we now wander the down the streets with no real destination in mind. I run my hand across ...
... If I could fit everything in and avoid the post office..I had success and weighed in at 18.5kg with a 20kg allowance with easy jet! I just hope my masks are ok in carry on & will do some post from Greece when I buy some more things and cross everything that it arrives! The rest of the afternoon was also chilled out, sitting in reception out if the heat and chatting and ...
We left the beautiful lakes and went back into Rome to meet up with our friends from Yorkshire Helen and Ian, Millie and Ed. We met them on the Spanish steps and headed for the Trevi Fountain and a general wander. Its cooled down a bit here so it is easier to enjoy looking around. Its also less busy , even though its the weekend as the Public holiday and 1 week school holiday is over.
Its Ian's 50th Birthday............so a bit of Italian wine was consumed to ...
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