Rome in a Day August 14th 2007 What a packed day! We pretty much ran through the whole city of Rome today. Once again, we splurged for the ship’s transport to and from the city. Since the ship docked in Civitavecchia, we decided it would be most prudent to rely on the ship’s transport rather than the trains.
We were dropped at St. Peter’s square and grabbed a cab to the coliseum. The cab ride was crazy - the driver was ... read more
Europe » Italy » Lazio » Rome Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more
We are currently traveling in Australia, with our home base in Broadbeach Waters, half way between Brisbane and Gold Coast. Our 3 year-old son, Alex, is becoming a world traveler and enjoying every minute of it. We'll keep you up-to-date with our adventures here.
In the summer of 2008, we travelled to Europe and took a Mediterranean Cruise on the Celebrity Millennium. Our trip is documented here.
In January 2007, we returned home from a 12 month teaching exchange to the Central Coast Grammar School, NSW, Australia.
As you can see below, we stopped in Hong Kong, Thailand and Fiji on ... full info