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... sites were geographically as well as what they were known for! The second day, we left Rome in the POURING rain (we brought Ireland to the heart of Italia) for a day tour in Tuscany (casual...) We met some wonderful people and drank even better wine. The less than ideal weather may have stumped more than half of the olive production in Italy this year but it didn't stop us from enjoying the wonderful sites and spectacular towns in Tuscany.
Now on to the meat ...
... and sauce were delicious! In addition, we had a buffet of 30 regional appetizers, beef in a white wine thyme sauce and amaretto parfaits for dessert - and, of course, vino flowing freely!
I sported my Happy Birthday ribbon and received many good wishes and a beautiful rendition of the birthday song from the Olivia ladies! This was truly a memorable celebration of the 19th anniversary of my 39th ...
... is cheaper than a liter of beer. Going to do the Vatican, Trevi Fountain and Pantheon. Looks like rain outside so hoping it just doesn't downpour. I've been slowly acclimating back to western culture and Marc's been helping me with all that I've missed. So hopefully going home won't be as much of a shock.
Today went to The Vatican, Pantheon and Trevi Fountain. The Vatican was a slight disappointment. The main thing I wanted to see, just ...
... took many, many photos. Mum got to experience some of the gypsies there trying to sell as sunglasses (even though we had some one) and hats, oh and some dressed as very weird gladiators for photographs.
We walked back along the Via dei Fori Imperiali road (straight road from the Colosseum to Piazza Venezia - (the square in front of the Victor Emmanuel II monument)) where we witnessed many traditional Italian weddings, and back to the Termini.
There we got ...
... could I have worn desert boots for so long as a kid?
I have become quite enchanted with the local Italian beers, Moretti and Peroni (oh and
the women, did I mention the beautiful women? Lol) and tonight’s repast will doubtless be accompanied by beers (if not unfortunately the beautiful women!)
Roast chicken 'n spuds for tea, served with very little panache but it filled the
void. We had a great chat with a couple ...