"Rome, if you want to (apologies to the B-52's)" Rome by phred1910
Rome Travel Guide: 11,964 reviews and 26,451 photos
Truer words haven't been spoken. The amount of history and artifacts in this town are staggering. It's history dates back to 753BC. You could spend days at each one of the sites around the city and still not see everything. I hope my travelogue will help guide you on a quick two day trip of Rome. I am sure that I missed some things - but there is always next time.
One of my favorite hobbies is eating - and trust me when I say you won't go hungry in Rome. My advice is to find a quieter section of town and then wander down the back alleys until you find a more local restaurant of the type that I describe. The food seems to taste better the less of your native tongue you hear.
The passion, the joi de vie, the laid back attitude.......the inability to speak without using hands (a problem I share).....I could spend hours observing the locals in their element.
- Pros:History, food, people
- Cons:Too many tourists, crazy drivers, heat
- In a nutshell:Staggering
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