Our trip in reviewMay 18, 2019 in Italy ⋅ 🌧 18 °C
For our 40th anniversary we decided to go to Rome, and while Doug had had a couple of quick visits, it was a city that we had always wanted to see. You can't see all of a country in one trip, nor even all of a city with all that Rome has to offer. We did see enough of Rome to hopefully strike a balance between depth and breadth and our own individual interests (Doug history and churches, Nancy food, people and fauna).
It is amazing — such history all around and walking up the alley to our apartment and hearing an old man playing an accordion in the lane, it really feels like we have been in Rome. We have had gained good insight into the depth of history here, the tolerance of the people for change and tourists, and the enchantment of the surroundings where old is always new without destruction and this becomes a unique charm.Read more