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Palatine Hill and the Colosseum

May 20th 2015

On Wednesday we had a slower start to the day (compared to our early morning dash to the Vatican the previous day).  We made our way down one of the surrounding streets for a delicious morning tea.   804 more words


Colosseum, Arch of Constantine & Circus Maximus

A bit wet out today, so not much happened.

Visited the Colosseum. It was indeed Colossal. Then visited the remains of the Circus Maximus, and almost made it to the forum before the sky opened and I got drenched. 143 more words


Three days in Rome

For someone who lives in London, I should have seen a lot of more of Europe. Many of my friends who have moved to London from further afield have not hesitated to take advantage of Europe ‘on our doorstep’ and it got me thinking it was about time I did too.   798 more words


Graffiti at the Colosseum…Rome, Italy

I think it’s funny the way people like to leave their names everywhere.  Several people wanted us to know they were at the Colosseum in 1915 and 1918.