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Well what can I say? When in Rome do as the Romans do!  Rome is everything I expected it to be. It is beautiful and rich with culture and history, the drivers are definitely as crazy as people say they are and the food is amazing. 718 more words

Veronica Clavijo

Learning How To Write Blogs

I am sitting in the reception area of the Astura Palace with a triathlon widow who is giving me some great tips on writing blogs.  After a morning of swim analysis, Marco has taken Nick to the pool whilst Kirsten advises me on writing the perfect blog.   299 more words


Rome - Steps, Fountains, and Chapels

It’s Friday evening here. We’ve kept very busy the last 4 days, a more hectic pace than we’re interested in sustaining but we figured that the city would get still more crowded over Easter Weekend, so we decided to spend time seeing the sights before the weekend. 920 more words


Beautiful churches on every corner...

Every random church here seems to be a treasure in hiding. You can just wander into any of them and it usually turns out to be beautiful. 254 more words

Life In Rome

{europe reflections} rome/vatican city

Rome was our first and favorite city in Europe. Rome is a force to be reckoned with. Rome, before we met in person was constrained in nifty pictures in textbooks and stories of its height and doom. 542 more words


The Gran Meliá Rome Hotel, Rome, Italy

The Gran Meliá Rome Hotel, is a five star hotel, situated on the banks of the River Tiber, and is just a five minute walk from the Vatican. 35 more words


Appreciating the Simple Things

Having just come back from a week long break, which meant that I was away from Rome for a week, it was a strange feeling noticing how accustomed I have gotten used to being in Rome. 435 more words

When In Rome