Monthly Archive: June 2007

Jun 30

Day Six, Off to Tuscany

Brent Driving

This is the day we take a train to Florence, pick up a rental car, and make our way to San Gimignano. We have to check out…say good bye to Andre and Rome. We take a taxi to the train station and make our way toward our track. We don’t know exactly what is going …

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Jun 30

Old Lady in the Window

June 30, 2007

Here is photo taken from the main square in San Gimignano.  I like it because of the woman in the window…checking out what is going on below.

Jun 29

Day Five, Wandering Around Rome

Where are we going?

Today is the feast of Saints Peter and Paul. What does this mean for us? Lots of stores and such are closed. We start our day at the bar we’ve gone to every morning. Then we decide to go look for a church that we never really found thus we just ended up walking around …

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Jun 29

420

Here we are outside after our awesome dinner with awesome beers and awesome service. Don’t mind Brent’s shirt, he just wanted to take some of the food home with him.

Jun 28

Day Four, My Birthday!

Me in front of the Vatican

Hurray, I’m 25 years old and where do I get to go on my birthday? The Vatican. So we start the morning at the bar, pastry and cappuccino of course. Then we taxi our way to Vatican City. While we are driving up we witness the outrageous long line for people to get in. I …

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Jun 28

Vatican, Room of Maps

Here we are at the Vatican in the room of maps.  This room is so long and it is illustrated fairly well by this picture.  David, our tour guide, Heather, Neil and I are all pictured.   David told us that this room is cheap in comparison to the one we just came out of which …

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Jun 27

Day Three, Modern Rome

Well for the most part modern, you can’t get away from the ancient there. We decided to go shopping by the Spanish Steps. On our way there we stopped at a museum, Musei Capitolini which is on Capitoline Hill. There was some cool pieces, including a Hercules, parts of a Constantine statue, and Capitoline Wolf …

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Jun 27

Mmm Cappuccino…

June 27, 2007

I don’t know if the bar did this on purpose or not but isn’t that a beautiful cappuccino?  I mean, am I the only one or does that look like a heart? I might add this was the most expensive breakfast of our whole trip…not on purpose, I just noticed it on our walk back …

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Jun 26

Day Two, Ancient Roma

K Fall 1

Ok, excuse my language, but we all decided this was the day we made ancient Rome our, uh, you know…we owned it! Here is an outline…Colosseum, Palatine Hill, the Roman Forum, and the Pantheon. We start our day with breakfast at a Bar (different than bars here), recommended by Andre. Get a cappuccino and pastry…delicious. …

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Jun 26

Heather – Tour Guide

June 26, 2007

She was telling about where we were…Palatine Hill. Brent and I pose. I started the pose but Brent caught on quickly.

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