Travel Blogs from Rome
... is a better day. I am sure it will be. It's all about perspective isn't it?
Every other day on the trip has been great so will adjust moi thinking for wake up in the morning. Good thing all the clothes in the shops are for tiny people because there are some different and attractive fashions. We like them a lot but both feel we don't need any new clothes.
It was cooler this evening so walking was more pleasant than at the heat of the day when we retreated to our ...
... most magnificent airport building.
Set off for Rome at 15:55.
This flight was easy too, we all slept for quite a while. I chatted to the guy next to me who was from KL on a business trip to Rome.
Finally here we are in Rome! I can't believe I am actually here. We have been talking about this trip for so long and now it is actually happening .
I waited to be hit by new smells but it wasn't like that at all. We found our driver after a long wait for ...
... at the orientations on time, and trying not to get whiplash from looking around at what Rome has to offer. The flight was, well, not too great. It went well but delta is awful. Stuck in the way back with the biggest (luckily not fat, just a broad shouldered Italian dude) guy in the section next to me eating ****** food while craning to watch the sub par movie above me isn’t my idea of fun for 10 hours. It was quickly made up for when I saw ...
... I found a swarm of ants at one point. Listened to the obnoxious sounds of insects. Sweated. It was fun. I couldn't wait to get into my bungalow the next day.
Finally, it was 9 am and the hellish night was over. I was alive and well. It honestly could have been worse. And, without sleep apnea, it would've been fine.
Thank God for pools because I had something great to look forward in the morning. ...
Santa Maria sopra Minerva:
The only Gothic church in Rome. Wonderful medieval atmosphere. This church is where Galileo came to recant his belief that the Earth revolved around the Sun after being convicted of heresy.
Sant'Andrea della Valle:
Probably my favorite Church so far. This is ...