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18 August 2014

Roaming around Rome

I Love Rome. Scrap that I love Italy!

I love everything about it, the rich history, the beautiful buildings, the narrow cobbled streets, the delicious food and the good coffee.

It is such a fascinating place, definitely one place you should visit in your life time. There is just so much to see and do, on every square there is a beautiful fountain tinkling away, or a grand detailed building. It feeds the imagination.

We started our visit with a trip to the Pantheon. It was nestled away on a seemingly small but incredibly busy square. There must have been nearly 1000 people there, music was being played in the background. It was insanely romantic and surreal.

We people watched for a while under the huge pillars of the pantheon before working up an appetite.

We found a cute little restaurant hidden away in a small winding side street and stopped for dinner. Pizza was the obvious choice!

Which was closely followed by gelato, yum, yum, yum.

The following day we headed off to the colosseum, we had heard horror stories about how long the queues would be so set off early. However we actually only had to queue for an hour, which in our books is good.

It was incredible to see, such a huge framework that once would have held thousands of eager spectators, emperors and gladiators. It was a lot to take in, imaging life back then, how this would have been the main source of entertainment. It was fascinating but sad all at the same time. We spent a few hours at the colosseum before heading off to our next major site, the Forum.

There was a lot of ruins from temples scattered around, it would have once been a market area. I could imagine it full of people selling and trading goods. It is definitely another must see.

It was soon time for more food, I opted for pizza again (Surprise, surprise!) followed by a scrumptious tiramisu.

On our third day we set off to see the Vatican. When we woke we saw that the weather was terrible, it was pouring it down with rain. We pressed on and set off on our walk to the Vatican, yep that's right, we walked!

I was clearly unimpressed by the weather!

We spent our final evening munching on pasta and sipping cocktails.

I truly fell in love with Rome and would go back in a heartbeat.

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