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Monday, August 14, 2017

A Last Bit of Rome

Day 03 - Rome is the type of place that rubs off on one. Its history is a little covered with grit. I always find that just being here makes a person a little different. We've not visited for nine years and I cannot say whether we'll make it again. So, today as we walked around, I just tried to soak up the feelings as well as the sites.

Second Day in Rome

Second Day in Rome

Second Day in Rome

We did make use of our Metro 48-hour pass on a number of trips. In the morning we headed to the Collesium and didn't bother to enter this time. Part of the fun of Rome in August is the others around. It was fun looking at the sites, but just as entertaining watching people. People really are funny animals.

Today's nap was a bit long but well deserved. It was still hot when we went out for the second round at 6:00 pm. We walked from Piazza del Popolo to the Spanish Steps along the top area of the park. We walked just 10.6 kilometers today.

Second Day in Rome

Second Day in Rome

Second Day in Rome

We head to our cruise ship tomorrow to board. We already got train tickets for €5 each. We will leave in morning and try to catch a train at 10:12. The train ride alone is a bit more than an hour and then either a bus or a really long walk with luggage is required. We'll see.

It's been a nice visit and will be a little sad saying, "Arrivederci, Rome."


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