Travel Blogs from Rome
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Our tour company picked us up outside the museum took us to the airport arriving about 6:30. That gave us a lot of time for our flight but we were glad of it as a few hours earlier there had been a incident with an Ethiopian co-pilot on a flight from Addis Ababa to Bern so there seemed to be some extra security measures in place.
... sufficient to humour the local polizia. So another 3 miles added to the day.
Jean bailed out after 24 miles. Not sorry to see him go as his habit of continuous spitting was becoming quite irritating. Unlike the first 24 miles which had been on paths or very quiet, small roads the last 6 were alongside a winding, fast road. Amazed to see a 50 kph speed limit on it. Was being interpreted by all as a minimum speed of 50 mph. ...
... over the spot with its detailed scenes of episodes from Trajan’s successful campaigns in Dacia (now Romania).
By now the Colosseum was in our sights and I was keen to get there. Ross pointed out it probably had a big line and that we could by our tickets for it at the Forum (the one ticket gets you entrance to both plus the Palatine). He was right, there was no queue at the Forum so we got our tickets then headed straight for the Colosseum where ...
... proved all those haters sippin' on their hatorade wrong. After settling into our place we quickly freshened up and headed out on our 24 race around Rome. We first started off at the amazing Colosseum as well as the Palatino and Forum. We decided to do a walking tour and it was the best decision we could have made. Other then the tour guide deciding to chirp Canadians for about half the tour... Jerk. Attached are a few pictures ...
... your breath away. It is awesome. Our tour guide spent probably an hour explaining it, but I just zoned out. I already spent a good 3 months studying the Roman Empire in a language I actually understand, so I figured that I didn't need to listen. After, we walked past the Roman Forum and up the 75 stairs to get a better view of the city. Lunchtime! We went to a small restaurant and had some of the most ...
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