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Churches of Europe | St Peter's Basilica, Rome

Whenever I travel there are three things I must, absolutely MUST do, visit the churches, museums and bridges. The last one, yeah I have no idea too simply because I am terrified of heights and things that are larger than life, check statues. 471 more words


When In Rome

What’s not to like about Rome? I smell fresh watermelon sold on the streets in summer, feel the strain on my legs from climbing the Spanish Steps and the overwhelming be-wonderment from staring at the Sistine Chapel’s ceiling. 101 more words


Rome - Castel Sant Angelo & Villa Borghese

Our last day in Rome and how to spend our time. Plenty left to see, in fact probably another weeks worth. TJS put a vote in for Castel Sant Angelo and that seemed like a decent plan. 675 more words


Rome - Il Vittoriano

While everyone was resting after our morning at St Peters I was restless again. I’m like that on holiday. As soon as I shut down the laptop and head off I’m acutely aware that the clock is ticking towards the point where I have to return to work. 858 more words


Rome - St Peters Square & Basilica

Another hot and sunny day and another chance to hit the sights of Rome. We’d seen the Colloseum and Ancient Rome, walked through the heart of the historic city centre so time to see one of the other iconic sites. 1,075 more words


Rome Day 2: Castel Sant' Angelo, The Meat Market, around Rome, Abbey Theatre Irish Pub

We awoke to a cloudy morning and after coffee on our balcony, readied ourselves for a day trekking around Rome.

A few sights in the neighborhood as the sun came out… 276 more words

Travel: ITALY

Vatican City and Rome with family in two days.

We arrived in Rome from Citavecchia after a 7-day Greek cruise.  The port town is over an hour from Rome and our cruise line offered transfers and a 4-hour tour of the Eternal City so we signed up.   886 more words

Mother Daughter Trip