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Well we've been stuck without internet for the past few days (no facebook, omg), so our blogs are running a bit late. As a result, this will be one massive blog about Rome.
We arrived in Rome extremely tired but still excited. Dinner was tasty - a continuation of the traditional Italian twenty-course meal. That night, …
... and tonight we pack and head off home at eight tomorrow morning. We both agree this has been our best trip to date. Trip Advisor has been an extremely reliable web site for selecting hotels and restaurants and we highly recommend it for anyone solo travelling. Italy has it all, friendly people, some grumpy government workers, beautiful scenery, a wealth of history and a fascinating culture.
Ciao until the next trip.
... yah!! And the adults enjoyed a very Aussie drink or two - double yah!! Cathy’s husband at the last moment decided he needed to stay at home and take care of the family business. Cathy decided not to disappoint her children and thus embarking on a solo parenting adventure. Hats off to Cathy, one incredibly brave Aussie chick!!
We drove from Milan south to Genova. As we were driving ...
... was amazing to see him come through the crowd so close to us! He spoke in 6 languages, and I think we left after hearing the first 4.
We were waiting for English but it was too hot, and we were hungry so we left to meet the group at Stella's favourite pizza place. Turns out we did hear the English version, except his accent was so strong we could not understand him!
Now, this pizza we had that Stella recommended was hands down ...
... the shopping. We happened upon Fabriano - a stationery store that I actually went to last year and absolutely love! I was bound and determined to get something there again and so I bought a couple little nick nacks and a clipboard that has part of the map of Rome on it. The area between the Spanish steps and Piazza del Popolo is littered with designer stores and we walked into a few of them and drooled over Leboutin shoes that we couldn't buy (or at least ...