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Quick random thoughts:
1. Forgot how treacherous the cobblestones are...can't take your eyes of it for a second!
2. Thank you Rick Steves for making me buy that small flashlight...already came in handy.
3. The smoking here doesn't bother me...go figure.
4. The loudest sound in the entire neighbourhood are Terry's flipflops.
... parts of Italy at the time. Jola had downloaded an audio guide for the Sistine Chapel ceiling, which worked very well; if nothing else, it got one to slow down and actually look at it.
We stopped by the apartment for lunch and a nap, and then headed out to St. Peter's. I think having seen it a couple of times, it doesn't have quite the in-your-face wow factor it does the first time (and the omnipresent crowding didn't help), but it is still a ...
... 450 feet
Claibourne highlight - map room inside the Vatican Museum
Claibourne lowlight - Brian hogging all the hot water so when I showered it was luke warm at best
Christine highlight - climbing to the top of St. Peter's to look out over Rome. We couldn't see anything due to the fog, but it was fun anyways.
Christine lowlight - learning that the chimney that releases the white or black pope smoke in the Sistine Chapel is a temporary structure. Who knew?
... our first day out we did miss the poorly marked red and white painted stripe indicating a turn in the trail almost ended up at a wedding reception. When we pull out the emergency phone Paolo asks us where we are! Since we are calling him to ask him the same question, we decide that if we miss another marker (get lost), we would be on our own.
I mentioned that the folks at Girosole provided us the instructions. Let me describe our ...
... unbelievable. A true resemblance of the intelligence and skill that the Roman Empire possessed. I understand now how the Roman Empire dominated the whole world back in ancient times. Our next tour was of the Palatine Hill which sits next to the colosseum and rises above the roman forum it is where the city of Rome was founded. The Palatine was the most desirable address in Ancient Rome. It sits on the top of a hill and was said to be the most desirable location because the ...