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... people and NO air conditioning. They didn't have many Passport Control windows open which made the wait unbearable. Josh & Alicia were struggling with the heat and we had to make our way to the outside of the queue for some air. We finally reached a booth and were waved through, without them even looking at the passports.
We collected our luggage and made our way to the pick up point to collect our car.
... led to a Mr Bean moment where I just had to put my foot up on the counter to get the message across. It was pretty smooth after that, I was given an arm band with number and asked to take a seat. Brought laptop expecting a multihour wait so started some work on a lecture but was surprised to be called in after only 40 minutes. Saw resident doctor who had limited English and a nurse who had no English but we managed a short consult, toe inspection ...
... we just wrote down the places the food tour had on their itinerary, and did it ourselves for a lot cheaper. Unfortunately, we got to the Testaccio markets at about 2pm, just as they were shutting it all up. Bugger, bad timing. We then walked to a delicatessen called Volpetti. But this was closed too! Luckily, Barberini, a little pastry and cake shop, was open. They had beautiful little pastries and chocolates. We started off with four pastries to share and an espresso ...
... Roman weather of this beginning of March. The sun is shining, and the orange trees lining the Via Veneto are full of oranges, which makes it is difficult to remember that back in NYC it was freezing cold. It is a working day, and the streets are full of animated office workers, probably going out on lunch break.
We stop for a quick lunch in Piazza Barberini at a small Cafe on the corner. Marina asks for a soup, but there doesn't seem to be one ...
... do our own thing. Throughout our travels we strolled by Trevi Fountain and the Pantheon, both of which she had not seen so I turned into tour guide! It was fun for me too because I was able to see these landmarks more easiy with it being a cloudy day, and hopefully I've grabbed some better photos. The following day was a coach trip to Pompeii. I met some outgoing Aussies which really made the day. I was picked up from my hotel at 6.30am but we were still in Rome at 8am - I was ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Pets allowed