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    The Incredible Villa Borghese

    The incredible Villa Borghese What a beautiful day we picked to visit the Villa Borghese!  We came here after the very busy morning at the Vatican Museum and considering how many people were at the Vatican and the Museum, the…

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    Trevi Fountain and the Spanish Steps

    Trevi Fountain So the day before we came here with beautiful water flowing from the fountain, we stumbled upon it while it was being cleaned.  Alas no water. We were a bit disappointed but understood that something this beautiful must…

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    You must see the Pantheon

    The Roman Pantheon After leaving the Tiber River area, we walked, and I recommend walking.  Trying to drive there is a nightmare and really unnecessary if you are going to sites throughout Rome.  The train system is good as well…

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    Walking through Rome

    Walking through Rome Walking through Rome was busy to say the least.  I have to back track one day and show you a picture that I took when we first arrived and took a walk after being in the car…

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    St. Peter’s Basilica

    St. Peter’s Basilica Here are some tips for taking a tour to the Vatican.   Take a tour.  Use a tour group that has good reviews.  There is always going to be the unhappy person, but take the one with the…

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    Arriving in Rome

    Rome What can one say about the Capital city of Roma?  A lot.  It is a cosmopolitan city that has both the ancient, old and new all mixed in together.  It is a hustle and bustle of teeming life.  People…

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    Meta

    Meta   Not quite Naples, not quite Sorento, but in between.  How amazing that we could stay on both the coasts of Italy and experience such a difference in coastlines. We drove from Matera, what a drive.  OMG.  I tell you,…

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