A Few Days in Rome
6 Aug 2008

Late July and August may not be the best time to visit Italy between the soaring temperatures and gaggles of tourists. But, then again, there really isn't ever a bad time to be here. We are having an amazing trip. Here are a few shots from our first few days, spent in Rome, to give you just a taste.

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[above: from our flat in Rome]

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[above: Morning at a civilized 10am, at the market right out side our flat]

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[above: Lunch is an escape from the heat in Trastavere with a fresh Insalata de Melone and fresh anchovies.]

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[above: Cole has been enjoying her new camera taking in her own views of the city. We all enjoyed a bit of relief from the heat as an afternoon storm moved in.]

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[above: walking through the Palentine and Forum instead of joining the long lines for the Coliseum. We are heading back to Rome sometime this month to see a few more of the traditional sites we skipped on this quick tour.]

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[above: quiet moments]

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[above: the market in Campo di Fiori]

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