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... and I have yet to do this, but I suspect that this may be because our microwave and toaster are too far away from the outlets to use and we haven't bought extension cords because we are lazy.
In many places, water is still brought to the city through Roman aqueducts. So that's pretty awesome. On the corners of big intersections and in some piazzas there are water fountains which never shut off - if you plug ...
... them off. Not too much was open this early, but it was nice that it wasn't too hot out yet. One of the nicest views we saw was from the top of Pincio Gardens looking down into Piazza de Popolo and into Rome. The gardens were gorgeous and lush and huge. A lot of segway tours happening here. It wasn't until we arrived at the Spanish Steps that we encountered any crowds. This is a definite tourist spot. The fountain at the bottom of the steps was closed and being restored due to "improper ...
... and tapestries, and anything you could imagine that I didn't know where to start looking at took so many pictures just so I could make sense of what I was seeing later. But, even though I felt a bit over-stimulated as someone that usually doesn't like to attend art events, I thought everything was beautiful and well worth it.
And the Sistine Chapel. My goodness. I have never seen anything so breathtakingly beautiful in my life. It ...
... their eyes, glittering with anxiety. Then in the serenity of the crowds, you see some young tourists pushing their way through in the midst of the Pope delivering his testament, trying to take a photograph of him. The spiritual aspect of the ceremony disrupted in the process. However, on observing the worshippers as they were being pushed by the tourists, they kept their eyes on the Pope, oblivious to the surroundings. Respect, I thought to ...
... to Salerno. There we were greeted by the dock dog, an energy-filled German Shepherd who fills with excitement as the boat approaches, then grabs the rope thrown from the crew and shakes it back and forth. He made us dearly miss our pups back home. Our train was a little delayed, but we made our way on board to Rome. Throughout the 3-hour train ride Matt and I read through every blog post and looked through every ...