Category Archives: ancient rome

Rome – Day 2

Our second day in Rome wasn’t as intense as the first, at least in places visited. However my feet certainly felt the strain. As did my general health, it seemed. It’s become a little bit of a pattern that I’ve … Continue reading

Posted in ancient rome, photo post, rome | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Rome – Day 1

This trip to Rome had been a long time coming, let me tell you. And the aim of it all was to visit as many places related to the Borgia family as we possibly could, for research reasons. Unfortunately we … Continue reading

Posted in ancient rome, photo post, rome | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Adventures in Roma – Part 3

Thursday was our final full day in the Eternal City. We made sure we got up super early and got to the Colosseum before opening at 8.30am, and I am so glad that we did. The queues were not long … Continue reading

Posted in ancient rome, colosseum, photo post, roman forum, rome, visits | Leave a comment

Adventures in Roma – Part 2

Our original plan on our second day in Rome had been to go to the Colosseum. But we overslept and by the time we got there the crowds were huge and we ended up being accosted by more tour guide … Continue reading

Posted in ancient rome, photo post, rome, the pantheon, trevi fountain, visits | Leave a comment

Adventures in Roma – Part 1

Before I jump into a massive review of my 4 days in Rome, I wanted to say a huge thank you to Sarah from Remembering The Executed and Sarah’s History for looking after the facebook page while I was away. … Continue reading

Posted in ancient rome, lucrezia borgia, photo post, pope alexander vi, raphael, rome, st peter's basilica, vatican city, visits | 4 Comments