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Month: January 2009

Roma – day 1; The loss of the Ergo, Trevi Fountain and Oven Pizza

Roma – day 1; The loss of the Ergo, Trevi Fountain and Oven Pizza

After an ear infection diagnosis, and forgetting the all important Ergo, and enduring a temper tantrum on the flight (she was totally bewildered about the new place and why we were not letting her walk around), We reached Rome in the morning and not wanting to repeat our misadventures in Paris, took a cab to our hotel. The hotel was located 2 blocks from ‘Fori di Imperialli’, the main street leading to the Colloseum and the Forum. Our room was…

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Rome – Day 2 Colosseum and The Roman Forum

Rome – Day 2 Colosseum and The Roman Forum

After a tiring night with Sudha Parimala bouncing on the bed until 2 am (yawn… ), we finally left at 11am. Our destination – The Colosseum and The Forum Romanum, both just minutes away from our hotel. We walked down Fori di Emperiali until we came to the Colosseum. We decided to buy tickets at the Palatine Hill, just around the corner from the Colosseum. Instead of dragging the gogoKidz all around the “corner”, I decided to wait while Guru…

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Roma – day 3; The Vatican Museums

Roma – day 3; The Vatican Museums

These travels were before I turned the FauxRunner Having “booked” our tickets through viator.com, we reached the Vatican entrances at 9.00am. After a short confusion (I stood in the wrong line for half an hour), we got in the museum bypassing the lines. The Vatican museum, like The Louvre, is best described in pictures. So I am not even going to attempt it. The Raphael Rooms We stayed longer than planned in the Raphael rooms, as that was exactly where…

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