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On the HOHO bus again first thing this morning and jump off at Circus Maximus where they used to hold the Chariot races, time has ravaged the track but you can imagine the chariots racing around with the Palatine in the background.
Next stop Vatican City and our tour of St Peter's Basilica, the queue for entry ran right around the outside of the piazza, glad we bought skip the line passes. Once inside we pickup audio guides and ...
... to the pantheon and saw many people selling selfie sticks and fake handbags. Apparently it's illegal to sell fake handbags and the black African man selling them has a scout who tells him when the police are nearby and he packs everything up. It is payment for being able to emigrate from Africa, and it controlled a lot by the mafia. Also apparently the tourist who buys the bag can be fined for encouraging ...
... And may I add, get a close up of the statues of the goddess VICTORIA on her chariot. The afternoon meant a guided tour of ancient Rome, it was English speaking tour so there were AMericans, kiwis and a couple from Melbourne who agreed with me that the Coloseum was basically a rip off of the MCG. Again a fascinating tour from a very well educated guide. However he wasnt as entertaining as yesterdays, and after 3 hours the kids ...
September 8, 2014
Travel Note: We have been without internet service for a week so we are behind.
Today we headed for the Colosseum. On the way we stopped to talk to a young man about a tour of the Colosseum and the Roman Forum and the Palatine and we negotiated a deal fto just visit the Colloseum using our Omnia Pass to enter. We said we had been the Roman Forum and the Palatine the day before. He cut the price ...
... the hill we got a wild boar roll and a gelato and the were both pretty tasty! - back on the road again we headed to Rome and were dropped off near a metro station to begin our walking tour. All 44 of us managed to not get lost in the metro and started our walking tour with Ash (which technically was illegal and if any guards came we had to start singing happy birthday to her, lol). Also she wore her Roman outfit for us which was hilarious and much more ...