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Vatican City

Our first stop in Rome was Vatican City.  We were still jet-lagged from the flight, but found the energy to make it to our tour on time at 7:30 am sharp starting at the entrance to the Vatican.   223 more words


Day 5 - the Eternal City

Arriving in Civitavecchia, the port city for Rome brings back memories of our first trip here nine years ago.  After a ninety minute drive we reach Rome and are dropped right in St. 642 more words


Rome in One Day, Solo, by Foot: 12 October 2014

Fulfilling the Tourist Stereotype

I wake up early, excited for my day, and spend about twenty minutes trying to figure out how to turn the shower on and another twenty minutes actually showering. 2,552 more words

Au Pair

Adventures In Italy... Post 49: A Papal Pilgrimage

While touring the Vatican, our tour guide told us that the Pope has a weekly audience each Sunday morning in St. Peter’s Square at 9:30 a.m. 276 more words


Reminiscing about Rome

As I teenager I developed a hankering to visit those exciting cities whose names I saw emblazoned on carry bags from fancy fashion stores: London, Paris, New York, and Rome. 233 more words