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Rome in 2 Days

Much to my dismay, the entire city of Rome was under construction during our short stay. We stayed at Plus Camping Roma. (The easiest way to get there is to take the Metro to the Vatican stop and take the hostel shuttle bus.)  We stayed in a 2 person tent, and the cost per night was about $6.25USD each!  207 more words

European Travel


Last weekend (Feb. 20) Kent State took us to Rome for a field trip. It was beautiful! We left Friday morning and spent the entire day walking around. 371 more words

Kent State University

The Colosseum – Arena of gladiatorial fights and sea battles

As promised in last week’s post, we will be visiting the Colosseum this week.

This is the largest surviving ancient Roman structure in the world. 1.191 more words

European History

Sola en Roma

I thought about starting this blog post with a justification for traveling to Rome by myself. But the more I thought about it, the more I realized that it needs no justification because I would do it again a thousand times over. 2.624 more words


What are those characters saying?

A storyteller has to carry all the characters inside her self. She uses words, expression and imagination to make them real and come alive in a story. 444 more words


Scenes Of Rome

I’m currently hard at work on Book Four of the Lionhearts series, Into The Arena, and this time part of the storyline takes place in Rome. 38 more words