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... Colleen took the requisite pictures and we moved on. We had to get to the Colosseum and Forum. We took a taxi to the Colosseum.........to find the last admission was 15 minutes prior to our arrival!! We were able to see in from the outside only. We walked up the hill to the Forum and found we were 15 minutes late for that as well. We decided to walk back to our hotel and consulted Google maps, iMaps and Mapquest, ...
... fountain in all its glory. It was like being the Griswolds when they finally arrive at Wally World to find it closed.
We got back on the sightseeing bus and finished riding around the city & seeing many of the city's most popular sights. It was a lot of fun to sit on the top deck of the bus, the weather was perfect, but just make sure you look out for hanging tree branches. At the end of our bus ride, we walked to the Spanish ...
... at every little shop and street vendor and spending the euros that are clearly burning a hole in their pockets!
On our first full day here we set off early for the Colosseum. Lucky to have purchased our tickets online, we zipped past the long line and started exploring! The Colosseum was a big hit with the kids. They loved the stories about the gladiators and animals that once battled there. They also loved trying to figure out ...
... the only thing that spoilt the experience were the pushy sellers.
We arrived at the Vatican just before 12, there was huge crowd gathered at St Peter’s square. Just as we arrived the crowd cheered to see the Pope’s window open, and one of the Pope’s assistant setting up for the Pope’s address. ...
... ready to host. But probably not, because later when I Googled it the Olympics were in Rome in 1960, quite a while ago!
At one point my route wasn't in sight of the river—there was lots of foliage and homes I think; I know I saw some tennis courts and every once in a while there would be a private gate at the top of a set of stairs. I found out later as I kept walking that there is a bike path right beside the water that is public and ...