- Villa Borghese Park in Rome
- They have good food in Italy.
- Wash day in Italy
- Cowichan Bay a cittaslow community – part 2
- Cowichan Bay a cittaslow community – part 1
- Vatican museum, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Cathedral
- Wandering around Rome
- Porta Portese Flea Market in Trastevere and my 2 Euro coat
- Piazza Santa Maria in Trastevere and mass at the basilica.
- Getting settled in to the rhythm of Trastevere…and the breakdown of our tram
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Monthly Archives: November 2012
Wandering around Rome
After the flea market and resting up a bit back at the apartment we headed into Rome on the bus 170. We intended to get off at Piazza Venezia but the bus was so crowded that we could not see … Continue reading
Posted in Italy, Rome, Travel, Travel tips Tagged Baths of Deocletion, Fountain of Naiad, Italy, National Museum, Piazza della Repubblica, Rome, Vittorio Emanuele ll 4 Comments
Porta Portese Flea Market in Trastevere and my 2 Euro coat
On Sunday Oct. 14th we headed down the street to check out the Porta Portese flea market. I had read about this market but had no idea that it would be so close to us until my home exchange hosts … Continue reading
Posted in Italy, Rome, Travel, Travel tips Tagged Italy, Porta Portese, Portese flea market, Rome, Trastevere 2 Comments
Piazza Santa Maria in Trastevere and mass at the basilica.
On our third evening (Saturday, Oct. 13th) we made it to Piazza Santa Maria in Trastevere and as luck would have it we were just in time for Saturday evening mass at the basilica. This is one of the oldest … Continue reading
Posted in Food, Italy, Travel Tagged Italy, Piazza Santa Maria Trastevere, Rome, Santa Maria in Trastevere, Tiber, Trastevere 1 Comment
Getting settled in to the rhythm of Trastevere…and the breakdown of our tram
The first couple of days we just got settled in and recuperated a bit from our long trip and explored our area in Trastevere. There was a modern grocery store called Simply and we got the basics like tea and … Continue reading
Posted in Food, Italy, Rome, Travel Tagged Italy, Largo Argentina, Rome, ruins, Trastevere 2 Comments
Living like a local with our home exchange in Rome
We made the decision earlier this year to do a home exchange for our Italy trip. If you have read my tips about home-exchange on my website or read any previous blog posts about it, you already know what a … Continue reading
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