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Despite being organised and knowing exactly what we wanted to do, there were still long queues in the hot sun.
We did get to the Vatican city but we didn't enjoy it as much as we had expected to. Our favourite was definitely the Colosseum and the Roman Forum. It's mind boggling to think how these structures were built without the technology and resources we have at our fingertips today.
... almost 2000 years ago. We saw where they had the chariot races and The Roman Forum a huge area of ruins.
the beautiful new parliament Building is very white so the locals call it the Wedding Cake it also has the tomb of the unknown soldier in front.
We had lunch at a lovely sidewalk Restaurant the food is lovely and a glass of wine costs E2.
We had time to return to Hotel to watch the last 10 laps of ...
... taken around 120 years to complete, with the construction beginning in 1506 and ending in 1626. Very few people have ever visited Rome without entering the St. Peter's Basilica, as it stands as Rome's most highly visited attraction. Vast archways and columns line the inside of the basilica, and it is considered one of four Major Basilicas in the world. It is ...
... accurate Meridian Line depicting the position of the sun and of other stars in our galaxy.
Finally, a short(ish) walk to the hotel followed by an early dinner as we were both hungry after our very sketchy lunch. The streets were still packed with people, and the restaurant was still doing a roaring trade when we left about ten pm. While having our now customary nightcap at the Cin Cin Bar, a ...
... buses overlaying both trams and Metro to complete the coverage, one probably doesn't have to walk more than 500 metres to catch at least one of those forms of transport. Buses and trams are not as quick as the Metro because they have to deal with Rome's traffic, its lights and its pedestrians, but they do give you a view of the city rather than the inside of a tunnel.
We did the touristy things in the first section of our stay ...