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Last day in Rome

It seems like everyday in Rome just gets better! Today we headed for the Spanish Steps. It was about an hour walk from the B&B we were staying at, but it was a pretty cool walk along the river. 561 more words

Travel

Europe Trip 2015-Day 8 Vatican City

Another day where we weren’t rushing out the door! Our Vatican museum tickets weren’t until 10am so we made our way and got there about 0830. 940 more words

Italy: Rome

Our final day in Italy was spent in Rome. Having been last year, we covered most of the city already but didn’t quite manage to visit the Sistine Chapel, hence our return to the city. 519 more words

Travel

Roaming in Rome

So we had a pretty rough start to Rome. But we got through our first day and pushed through our travel fatigue, dragging ourselves out of bed at 6am the next day. 731 more words

Italy

Roman Holiday

Last week, unbelievably, was my first trip to Rome. As an art historian who has studied and taught about Ancient, Renaissance and Baroque art for 15 years it’s pretty terrible that I have not yet made it to the Eternal City. 251 more words

Art History