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Our first day in Rome began early as we had booked a reservation to tour the Vatican museum and Sistine Chapel. We made our way to the Vatican and noticed that there was quite the crowd, we assumed this was normal and kept going. There were so many vendors trying to sell tours with 'skip the line' features, but we had already purchased a skip the line by reserving our tickets.
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... what I
have done to my stomach. It quickly became a ritual for us to compete to see
who “The Don” is at the table. So basically who they let taste the wine before
the final say and whom they give the check to. The sad irony is that we all
split the check and none of us know the first damn thing about wine. As
childish as it is I am still proud of my 2-1-1 record. (I tied because I got
the wine but not the check)