Il Glicine - Colosseo
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... the real enjoyment came from the ambience of the place, particularly on the sidewalk terrace, where groups of 6-8 were served plate after plate of food, and wine was flowing freely. It was a fascinating glimpse of a truly authentic Italian tradition, when close friends and family enjoy the food and camaraderie at their local ristorante. We finally paid the bill and left by 10:30, but there were still people arriving for a late supper!
Wow! The grandiosity of the Baths of Caracalla cannot be understated. At least 3 stories high and able to fit the entire amphitheater of Pompeii inside, the baths are enormous. You can still see the cutouts of some of the pools, as well. When you read that they baths could service 6,000 people at a time, it sounds like a lot, but seeing it and reading it ...
... be their undoing. The Romans, smaller in number but impeccably armed and trained trapped Boadicea's warriors against the semi circle of their own familes, wagons and entourage and slaughtered them. Legend has it that, unwilling to be taken prisoner by the Romans, Boadicea and her daughters took poison, dying close to Londinium and lie buried under what is now Platform 10 of Kings Cross Railway Station. This is potentially one factor ...
... when they help each other, explain things to each other, or just are doing things together.
We saw the Spanish steps, the Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon, and went to the Piazza Navona.
Tomorrow we head to Sorrento to take a cruise and see Pompeii. We will be rolling a little more spread out on the bus since the group we have been teamed with are going to be heading back to Rhode Island in the morning and it will be all TYWLS all the time from here on out.
... DC Metro rush hour.
While we were debating whether to walk or take a taxi (either one being a better alternative), the next bus #64 came by with almost no passengers. So we hopped back on, had a much better ride, and found our apartment and host.
However, we have decided to take a taxi to the airport.
I rented our Rome apartment from one of those rent-by-owner sites. The location is very central; we are right around the ...
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