Category Archives: Rome

Rome: Colosseum – Natural Phenomenon

Looking through my photo’s of Rome, I came across this one I took in the Colosseum.  During the mid afternoon, at the right angle and the strength of sun would cast a shadow on sections on the colosseum and the … Continue reading

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Day 4: The Vatican… We Built This City!

For many, visiting the Vatican is one of pilgrimage, for me, it’s to simply view one of the biggest art collections in the world! The first time visiting the city, you pass through airport style scanners and greeted with a … Continue reading

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Day 3: Sight Seeing, Hop On… Hop Off!

The universal “Hop On, Hop Off Tours” are common place in cities, and they do seem to (cover/drive by) most tourist hot spots, or have a drop-off point that’s a relatively short walking distance to various points of interest.  With … Continue reading

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Day 2: Where Can I Get a Decent Cappuccino in Rome?

Ok, it’s day 2 of our travels, having survived the potential loss of my iPad Yesterday, I’m glad to say that I made the flight, out of breath, sweating like a monster out of a Dr Seuss book with seconds … Continue reading

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Check-In and Security – Day 1

Tickets Booked, Suitcase packed, Passport at the ready… Check… Sun Block, Gadget Bag and Camera, all the essentials for a much needed break and some sun 🙂 It seems the older I get, the less straight forward stuff seems to … Continue reading

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