For those of you with a hankering for Italy… my friend here has a great post on Rome… and other great posts about travel in Europe! She and her hubby are making the most out of living in Europe… and she’s AWESOME at the research!!!!!! Enjoy!!!! (

Frankly Living

On our final day in Rome, we ate a quick breakfast at the B&B and took the metro back to the Colosseum where our combi-tickets were still valid to visit Palatine Hill.

The cloudy skies were threatening, but how hard could it really rain in (usually) sunny and warm Rome?

Arch of Constantine
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Ancient aqueducts
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Palatine Hill was where the original settlement of Rome began, and it later became the exclusive home of Emperors.

Gardens
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On site is a small museum with collections of items found on the hill.
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Model of what the hill might have looked like when it was first settled “pre-Rome.”
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Collage of pottery pieces collected on site.
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Sporting my husband’s visor.  How do I look?
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Wandering the grounds
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One building has old paintings that are in the process of being restored.
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Art inside a cave
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This is when it started to rain. . . so we…

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