Category Archives: Italy, Rome

Rome … from beautiful sight to work site; as restoration work overruns, when will the Trevi fountain run again?

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Hell must have frozen over and the end of the world must be nigh because the unthinkable has happened: visitors are now forbidden from throwing coins into the Trevi fountain. On a recent trip to Rome (May 2015) I followed … Continue reading

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Rome … colonnades, colourful characters and colossal queues at the Colosseum … and was that a famous boy-band singer spotted on site?

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Getting to the Colosseum by public transport in Rome is fairly quick and easy, with the metro stop (on line B) helpfully called ‘Colosseo’ just a short walk from the site. Getting into the Colosseum without a prebooked ticket however, … Continue reading

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