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... wear the brand to show off.
These stores shone with class, instead of being all shiny glass.
They were still bloody expensive though.
I believe we all had a great day today, we'll certainly have sore thighs tomorrow after 4 hours riding the cobbled streets of Rome on a Segway!.
I will miss Rome when I head out tomorrow. But I'm sure I will be back again.
As to the question of Hindsight - Would I still ...
Today we started at the Colloseum. Expecting large crowds and long queues we went early. A guide touting for business came up and we joined a group which was really worthwhile as they also took us to the Roman Forum and Palantino hill where Rome began. In the evening we did a food lovers tour of Tastevere (across the river). We went to the different restaurants, plus a wine cellar and an old pharmacy that closed over 60 years ago that was run by the church and was still set ...
... make what's ordered, others take the money for what's been ordered and made...multiskilling must be verboten in the front-of-house jobs) directed us directly outside for the bus.
It took about 30-35 minutes for a bus to come, and while we were at a stop it provided no indicator that it was for bus tours. So, when it got closer, the ticket-lady at the door of the bus refused to let us on while it was at a red light. Instead, she pointed us up the road. To ...
... the whole thing when we tried one more time to locate it and there it was round the corner from St. Peter's down a narrow st. Bloody map was wrong but we made it. With a commentary through head phones we were all blown away at how many old and truely incredible buildings there are in Rome. Absolutely loved it. Had dinner in cute wee restaurant and got serenaded by old sax player. Taxied home and 4 very weary travellers went straight to ...
... couple temples and a Latin library were part of the structure!).
This has happened to me a few times as I follow these walks in the Walking Rome book. I’m looking for the next site, the Republican Temples, following the directions (I think!) and start admiring what I think the book is talking about, “well-preserved remains of two temples…side by side.” I take pictures and then keep walking. I take a wrong turn (because I believe that I ...