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Rome - Vatican City We decided to visit the Vatican. The queues to go inside the buildings are enormous especially St. Peter's Basillica. However, by the afternoon the crowds had almost completely gone. The church has enough money - we didn't want to add to the Pope's coffers so we just walked around and viewed the impressive architecture.
Trevi Fountain and Spanish Steps
... The next morning we still had to get up at 7 am for breakfast, so the plan to have class later seemed to be a moot point. However, after breakfast we had a lot of time to finish homework and relax. We had class at 10 and then lunch right after. After lunch we went into Rome using the public transportation. This was the first time we went to Rome solely relying on public transport, and the professors wanted us to experience this so we could start going on our ...
... the expresso alone would make me give up America!) and the people (so friendly and very patient with my terrible Italian. My roommates and I have mostly just walked around our neighborhood to familiarize ourselves with the area. Public transport here is CRAZY packed but similar to San Francisco and the architecture is absolutely stunning!
My roommates and I plan to go sightseeing tomorrow but I just wanted to get a quick post in!
... buildings, museums and the zoo. We strolled around the gardens, napped under a tree and then headed home once again. We organised ourselves for the early trip to florence the next day and also cooked ourselves some dinner. It's a real treat to have a kitchen, we really miss cooking for ourselves. Salad is often as expensive as a main meal in restaurants so we don't eat it as much as we hope, so when we are able to buy it from the shops I get so excited I ...