Hotel Mach 2 Rome - Airport
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We got up and got organised to leave rome for our long trip home. We walked up onto the main road where we had to find a tobacconist to buy tickets for the bus. They have a weird system I. Italy that the drivers do t sell tickets, you have to find someone who does sell them. We jumped on the bus to the main train station and got on the train that takes 40 ...
So today was our last day in Rome, and we thought we'd take it easy and visit the last place we needed to see before we left, The Vatican! Once again, it took about an hour to figure out the what bus we needed to take, looking like your typical tourist with a map as big as my arm-span and Jessica standing there looking like a hillbilly waiting for me to work it out. Once we got there, it was amazing to see the architecture put into the building and plaza, ...
... had to do it with a guide, hence the price increase. Apparently they had to start this as they’d had a few incidents where people had become lost underground in the Catacombs (it’s about 27km of underground tunnels). Luckily we just made the English tour and walked straight in. We had a Bolivian tour guide and it was really interesting in the Catacombs. Also, it was nice and cool which was good to have a break from the heat. I was glad that we ...
... I can’t resist… the plan to hike to Rome goes out the window, and I hop on a train to the city where I spend another 2 hours wandering up and down the streets looking for a hostel that’s still open (most aren’t interested in receiving new costomers at 1 in the morning). Finally, at 2 am, I find one, and drop in my bed exhausted.
My first “day” in Europe, didn’t exactly go as planned—but I’m not going to ...
... the next 2 days. This was get to the Vatican, do a
walk around Rome, have dinner in Rome and then head to the campsite.
Next morning, get a train into town, then have a day free to explore
the city before a whiteboard party at night. But things don't always
go to plan.
We got to Rome, it was very hot when we got
off the coach, near the walls of the Vatican. We walked around the
walls to the entrance, where we were to wait for our guide. When we
got there ...