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Day Two: Roma Walk

Posted on Saturday, October 15th, 2005

Dave!I had another full day in Rome, but didn't want to risk the weather turning, so I decided to walk through some of the major sites while the sun was shining. After a pilgrimage to the Spanish Steps and the Hard Rock Cafe Rome, it was time to get started.

First a walk to the Trevi Fountain, which was crowded as always...

Trevi Fountain

Next up was The Pantheon, which is a remarkable architectural achievement considering it was built over 2000 years ago. Apparently, it's the oldest pagan temple left in the city (though it was unsurprisingly converted into a church at some point)...

Pantheon

Pantheon

After walking around the Piazza Navona, the day was wrapping up, so it was back towards the hotel and a walk through the Forum...

Forum

Forum

And back to the Colosseum...

Colosseo

Colosseo

The perfect end to a perfect day in the Eternal City!


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Comments

  1. karla says:

    Rome has just worked its way higher up my list of places I. Must. Go.

  2. Heather says:

    Your pictures are stunning! Between these and the China photos…green with envy here. And the weather there is definitely better than what you left behind in the Pacific NW. Have a great vacation.

  3. Wow, those were all so beautiful. I’m ashamed to admit that the first one made me think, “Oh yeah, I saw one just like that at Caesar’s Palace in Vegas!” But that’s only because I’ve never travelled anywhere else :|

  4. apryl says:

    wow! Rome

    i’m impressed. what a traveling life you lead…

  5. Alexis says:

    Thanks for letting me live vicariously through your pictures for a few days – honestly, I got choked up! As a Classics minor (the department was to small to offer a major) who has yet to see Rome, I’m insanely jealous!

    Happy vacationing!

  6. SJ says:

    How were the kitties at the Colosseum? Loved your photos of the one sleeping in the sun last time.

    Italy in October, ahhhhh . . . la vostra vita รจ buona!

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