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Day 9 - Florence to Rome, including the Vatican City

Good start to the day!! The safety pins have survived the walk to the train station!! Now I have to catch two trains and a bus to my next destination in Rome 😀I should be arriving to the house I’m staying in by 13:30pm so hopefully I should have the rest of the afternoon to start exploring. 453 more words

Vatican Museum & St. Peters Square

We flew out Friday morning and got into Rome that afternoon. After checking into the hotel we headed towards St. Peter’s Square. On Friday nights in the summer The Vatican offers night tours of the Vatican Museum which I would highly recommend. 37 more words


My Roman Holiday I

So, tell me, is there a blog post title more cliché than that? I’ve decided to name the last leg of my family’s Euro trip as such because, obviously, we were in Rome – the Eternal City. 256 more words


Vatican turns off its 100 iconic fountains as Rome battles drought

VATICAN CITY – Vatican authorities began on Monday to turn off some 100 fountains, including two Baroque masterpieces in St. Peter’s Square, due to a prolonged drought affecting the tiny city state and the city of… 256 more words



What can I say. Rome was absolutely amazing. With my tour group, I explored the many gems of Rome: the Sistine Chapel, the Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, the Pope’s Castle, and the Roman Colosseum. 319 more words


Frank's Photo Challenge - History (Manchester)

This week’s Photo Challenge set by Frank (author of fab blog “Dutch Goes The Photo”) has set HISTORY.

See https://dutchgoesthephoto.net/2017/07/04/tuesday-photo-challenge-history/

I’ve just spent a couple of weeks in my beloved Manchester (UK) which is brimming with history – even a little Roman, though this isn’t my personal cuppa tea (sorry Frank!). 325 more words

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Visitors from Reading and Woburn Mass

Visiting from Reading Massachusetts

Family visiting from Woburn Massachusetts, I directed them to Pavillion Beach so the kids could play at the beach.

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