R is for Rome

We stayed in Rome for a few nights in 2003, en route to a walking holiday in Umbria (for the end point of that holiday, see G is for Gubbio). We packed a lot into four days – these are just a few of the things we saw.

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29 thoughts on “R is for Rome

  1. Holiday Velvet Rome April 24, 2014 / 11:04

    Very nice photos! Rome is such an old and cultured city, it´s difficult to capture everything with only one visit. I think the best time to go is either in the spring or fall – that way you avoid the massive tourist rushes, and the weather is neither bitterly cold nor oppressively hot and humid. Hope you enjoyed your stay all those years ago!

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    • Anabel Marsh April 24, 2014 / 11:07

      Thank you. You are probably right about the timings, but as people who work, or worked, for universities, spring and fall are not currently open to us for major travelling!

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  2. Lori L MacLaughlin April 22, 2014 / 22:27

    Italy is another place I’d love to visit someday. So much history and wonderful art and architecture!

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    • Anabel Marsh April 22, 2014 / 23:04

      Yes, it’s a wonderful country from that point of view.

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  3. cassam101 April 22, 2014 / 20:15

    We were going to Rome last year but had to cancel as I hadn’t been well and needed a more relaxing holiday. One day…..

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    • Anabel Marsh April 22, 2014 / 20:18

      That’s a shame. It’s definitely not relaxing though – you need a lot of energy to see everything.

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  4. Ann April 22, 2014 / 17:43

    Another Rome-lover here. Exceeded my expectations.

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    • Anabel Marsh April 22, 2014 / 17:53

      It’s just amazing, isn’t it? So much history. I love visiting Roman ruins here too, but of course we have nothing as grand as the Colisseum!

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