Il Glicine - Colosseo
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... physically and emotionally exhausted.
No-one spoke for a good ten-fifteen minutes. We just couldn't believe what had just happened.
Without this "angel" we would never have made that train and I don't care that it cost 150euros to get us there.
ps: As you can imagine, there were no pictures taken during either of these "adventures" so I have slotted in some Chuisi and Panicale pics, as a diversion!
... way to Florence and got caught in a huge traffic jam. We managed to find our campsite and get our tents set up before it started pouring, needless to say it was an early night for everyone, us in our waterproof tent and Son and Dad Davidson in their not-so-waterproof tent. We spent two days camping near Florence. The first day we spent doing the free walking tour. Much to Dad Davidson's delight we managed to find a rather amazing American coffee shop that sold "proper ...
... was the preservation of former popes on display.
Rick Steve recommended we wait until the end to see the sculpture of Pieta, with Mary holding Jesus after he was killed. Michelangelo created this piece too and we learned how the scale of the figures in this sculpture were altered and that the artist carved his name on the ribbon across Mary's chest. This was a nice sculpture and helped us leave without thinking about the extravagant nature ...
... Hill, the Roman Forum, and the Trevi Fountain. Sara saved the day! The adults were carrying paper Euros, and she was the only one carrying American coins for us to toss in the fountain. The story goes if you toss a coin in the Trevi Fountain, you will return to Rome. She had pennies for all of us, and we need another trip to cover everything we didn't.
THEN we had lunch. We spent the afternoon at the Vatican...that's ...
Today, we decided to do an overall exploration of Rome. Not go in any Museums, just adventure around the city and see many of the sites.
Throughout the entire day we made it to Piazza del Repubblico, Teatro del Opera, Basilica Santa Maria Maggiore, Piazza Vittorio Emmanuel (a lot of cats were here, so Dilyara loved that), then to the grocery store, the Coliseum, Arch of Constantine, Palatine hill, grabbed some Pizza at ...