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2008 Winter in Rome Day 5 -14

SINGAPORE | Friday, 26 Dec 2008 | Views [701]

11 th Dec We woke up a sleeping cabbie and took the one and only cab at the Pantheon taxi rank at 6.30 am to the train station. Thunders snort of rumble in the northern hemisphere while the ones at the equator snort ... Read more >


2008 Winter in Rome Day 4

ITALY | Wednesday, 24 Dec 2008 | Views [406]

Day 4 10 th Dec   Wed Light Rain Since we stay near the Pantheon, the idea is to visit places that are most accessible on foot and then branch out of Rome gradually.   My plan is to cluster our places to visit so as ... Read more >


2008 Winter in Rome Day 3

ITALY | Tuesday, 23 Dec 2008 | Views [491]

Day 3 9 th Dec We have been here for 3 days. By now, I am able to mumble “buon giorno”   to   the shop keepers and   even get responses . Packed with a couple of biscottis from a nearby alimentari , we trooped to the Vatican. ... Read more >


2008 Winter in Rome Day 2

ITALY | Tuesday, 23 Dec 2008 | Views [319]

Day 2 8th Dec Today is a special holiday , celebrating the Immaculate Conception of Mary. Our goal is to be at the Spagna at 4pm, where the Pope will present flowers at the base of the statue Mary. From our apartment, we checked out the ... Read more >


2008 Winter in Rome Day 1

ITALY | Monday, 1 Dec 2008 | Views [392]

Day 1 : 7 th Dec 08, Fair, clear We landed in Fiumicino International Airport at 5am, an hour ahead of schedule. Our driver, contracted by our landlord, picked us up at 6am and drove us into downtown Rome.   While waiting for the landlord ... Read more >


2008 Winter in Rome : Preparing for Italy

ITALY | Monday, 1 Dec 2008 | Views [727]

Italy is an accidental destination. I don't speak Italian and only realized that cappucino is Italian recently. Boo-hoo .. so much for my general knowledge! And since I have overcome Japan not knowing Japanese, surely Italy will embrace me even if I ... Read more >

Tags: eurostar italia, gelateria, italy. trenitalia, pantheon, pisa, rome, vatican


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