Fiumicino, ItalyOctober 16, 2017 in Italy
We left Jewel of the Seas this morning and are now at Academy Hotel, a day hotel near the mouth of the Tiber river in Fiumicino. Mim and I are not real Pizza lovers but decided this was our last chance before we leave Italy. We came across a small Pizza shop that had so many customers we thought it must be good. We tried a cherry tomato pizza and the sandwich pizza of ham and Philly, delizioso, and washed it down with a lemon Radler.
We continued along the river where men were lined up with there long black fishing rods hoping to catch a fish. At one spot we saw a lot of maggots wriggling on the ground, someone’s bait was trying to make a fast getaway. We saw the fishermen slingshot bait into the spot near where there float is bobbing hoping to entice the fish to bite. The trawlers come in through the Tiber mouth to unload large buckets of small cockles and other shells for market.
It has been a wonderful three month trip with a great travel companion, Mim. We have had plenty of laughs, managed to visit 17 countries and walked lots and lots of kilometres.Read more