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... lift to transport us. All in all a good choice.
There is a lot to see in Rome - there are around 900 churches, 4 basilicas, 28 piazzas
(squares), nearly 2,000 fountains etc. We did our best!!
Day 1 - Orientation
We decided to take the hop on hop off bus twice round to get our bearings! There are many
bus companies - red, yellow, green - all with the "best" routes, and "bargain" prices. We took the yellow one because there was ...
... historic centre is divided into 22 rioni, all of which are located within the Aurelian Walls except Prati and Borgo.
These originate from the Regiones of ancient Rome, which evolved in the Middle Ages into the medieval ...
... cruised right by an open grocery store, we jumped off next stop and made it back there by about 6.45. We grabbed some essentials but had trouble asking for 2minute noodles especially seeing as though we were given the hurry up from staff because they were closing. Our best Italian came out under pressure " fast" "quick" "speedy"...Frozen easy cook carbonara purchased and a grab at some water on the way to the register nabbed us some water...sparkling water... In a 6 pack. Bugger. ...
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So we boarded the train and sat across from each other, having a great conversation as it sped through the Italian countryside. Irene became for me a great teacher of the Italian language, as she knew when to let me try to say something and when to interject. Brief as it was I'm very lucky to have met her -- not only because she set me straight with where to be and because I got to practice ...
We also toured the vatican another day with a different guide and the boys really hung in there for another 3 hour tour. I definitely couldn't have kept their interest the way she did and they all said they enjoyed it and learned a lot. We've learned to walk and weave and dodge the constant second hand smoke. It came as a big unpleasant surprise to them - how much people smoke here, especially when we are eating al fresco. They have ...