Rome in Photos

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^^^the Metro. Very stinky, very graffiti’d, very fast.

Every day that we’ve been in Rome (except today), we’ve come back to the hostel completely knackered. (“Crumb-crackered” as I’m learning from some fellow travelers from the UK.) It’s really hot and really crowded.

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The Pantheon

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Some of the crowds aren’t too bad; friendly, moving along quickly. Others are just miserable, sweaty masses of humanity that make me fear zombie apocalypse even more.

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In the Piazza de Popolo (for all of your executionary needs) there were men trying to push roses at women. “You beautiful! You need flower. Here. You take. You take.” Finally, I said, “My husband gives me no money. Go talk to him.” and they left me alone.

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This ^^^ guy says, “Look at the check! They charged me €10 for sitting at a table to eat.” Seriously. We got the bill and couldn’t figure it out, but sure enough…above the €12 beef, the €6 bread (which they put on the table without asking), was €10 “for the convenience of a seat at table.”

When in Rome, eat take away! 🙂

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…and some Weeping Angels for the DW fans…

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The Trevi Fountain

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…people^^^ everywhere.

The last hoorah for Rome was the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and St Perer’s Basilica. …next post!

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