French Fries, Fountains, and Fiori

Julianna, Baba, and I met our guide at the second palm tree near the Spanish Steps in Piazza di Spagna. The Spanish Steps within the square were littered with tourists from around the world, pausing…

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Touring and Truffles

After exiting the Colosseum, Julianna, Baba, and I followed our guide down the street passed a few open excavation sites to the Roman Forum. This area of Rome was so full of archaeological sites that…

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The Colossal Colosseum

Waking up in our little hotel outside of Rome, we had to be out at 8:30 to wait for our private car (which just happened to be a Mercedes). It cost us 50 euros (AGAIN!)…

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St. Peter and the Pope

After exiting the Sistine chapel, Julianna, Baba, and I continued to follow our tour until we reached the outside of St Peters Basilica, where our guide showed us the beautiful door that opens only once…

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Vessel to the Vatican

The day Julianna, Baba, and I said farewell to the Rhapsody of the Seas started bright and early to finish packing our carry-ons and eat our last breakfast aboard. Baba was quite impressed by the…

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