My day began by watching the sun rise from the kitchen window. This wasn’t entirely voluntary, as I couldn’t sleep at all last night. My mind was awake, it was hot, and maybe some of it could be attributed to jet lag. 1,260 more words
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Our last day in Rome! We had basically seen all the main things in Rome on the previous days (all thanks to my amazingly efficient map reading skills of course ;) all that practice doing Duke of Edinburgh and navigating around unrecognisable paths and jumping into bogs must really have helped!) so we had a few hours after breakfast before we needed to head to the airport. 593 more words
No matter how many times you go to Rome, nothing ever quite prepares you for the history!
Ok, never mind that as my taxi driver drove by the Collesseum and his response to my, “Bellisima” was “I have been driving by the Collesseum for 45 fricking years” (picture thumb, index and middle finger joined together and being lobbed through the air). 563 more words