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Travel Blogs from Santa Marinella
... That evening we went out for dinner and came across a restaurant called the Yellow Bar. It had a line up outside so we figured it must be good and we put our name on the waiting list. A group of four women came along after us and got in before us, there was room for two more at their table so they invited us to share it with them. They were all for the US, in Florence on a Rick Steves' tour. Jess had pasta and I had pizza...both were ...
... so I could rest up for our last few days in Rome. We unloaded the car and Doug drove off with his phone and his wallet. That is all we thought he would need for the trek.
I emailed him the details of where our Metro stop was and on what line. I also gave him other random helpful details and he drove off around 6:45 pm. He was going to drop off the rental car at the train terminal and come back via the Metro. At 7:15 pm, Doug emailed me saying, "The whole city is shut down ...
We picniced on a nice sandy stretch of beach followed by a liesurly stroll down the embarcadero with the locals. We got quite a few strange looks as we were the only tourists about, however, I suspect it was becuase we wore fleece jackets while most of the locals wore heavy, down-filled looking parka things. It was at least 65F. The wine and food were ...
ROME...we are finally here. A little worse for the wear I might add.
what a horror trip...I wish there was an easier way to get home..dreading it already.
After waiting for 7 hours in the terminal at Hong Kong, with not much to do or see, we boarded the plane for Rome.
The seats were extremely uncomfortable and although we had more leg room (bulk head) it was actually worse than further back. Poor Stuart had terrible trouble ...
Now, with reluctance I returned to Rome. Mum hadn't been to anywhere in Europe before and unfortunately even with my dislike I couldn’t let her miss out on this place. Rome is a true treasure trove for all things of the ancient world, but for a traveler who has gotten used to the niceties of places that were a little less busy, this is the ultimate change. For me, Rome is too hot, with too much to see and a lot ...
Other places to stay in Santa Marinella
Lungomare G Marconi 64, Santa Marinella | 2 star hotelfrom $122
Via Aurelia 164, Santa Marinella | 3 star hotelfrom $108
Via Aurelia 383, Santa Marinella | Hotelfrom $108
Via Aurelia, 30, S. Marinella, Santa Marinella | Hotelfrom $121
Piazza Trieste 6, Santa Marinella | 2 star hotelfrom $109
Lungomare G. Marconi, 23 , Santa Marinella | Hotelfrom $94