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Travel Blogs from Rome
... the handy flashlight bought at Eddie Bauer (thanks mom :) ) and some tunes from Brian. Can't actually believed it happened, and somehow we didn't run into prostitutes and their pimps, so all was well, but what an adventure. Good day to you Rome and Italy for the most part. Next stop is an hour in Pisa as we wait for a train to Nice, France. Italy you have filled our bellies and quenched our thirst for more than we could have imagined. See y'all mañana, hope all is well in the ...
... and had fun wandering the streets. I highly HIGHLY suggest anyone wanting to see the sights walk around and get lost - I can't tell you how many helpful polizia we had to stop on our way to the fountain, but it was so worth it! Beautiful sights and areas I wasn't even prepared to see! Also, Noel had a really good eye for areas off the beaten path and we stopped in a beautiful building near Colonna (where we may or may not have trespassed) to see some ...
... have to be there to appreciate it.
After this we kept walking - boy we did some k's today -and ended up at the Trevi Fountain. OMG! What a sight to behold! Again it was huge with hordes of tourists milling around each vying for the perfect happy snap! More walking...and we ended up at the Pantheon! Breathtakingly spectacular!! So we decided to sit at the trattoria and enjoy the atmosphere while indulging in a glass of vino. This was great and gave us all a chance ...
... paninni's from a deli down the "callle" for a late lunch. Mike and I washed them down with a Peroni, of course.
As usual, the boys were troopers! although, as I write this, 2 are asleep :)
We had a really nice, authentic final meal in Rome, and of course one last gellati!
Monday morning, Mike heads to Cali on business and the kids and i train it to a new place - Venice!
Its amazing how we as Americans have so many things that we take for granted. Not only do we take things for granted such as the availability of hot water, heat, etc. but we tend to let things complicate our lives...being here in Tuscany I realized just how peaceful it is to not be surrounded by televisions in every room, the constant zooming of cars as they haphazardly drive up and down the roads...I am so amazed at how much internal peace I feel being here in on the mountainside.... ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Pets allowed
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