Unlike Venice, I ate the pizza in Rome without Pommes Fritas. I did, however, drink Peroni beer from a plastic cup.
Followed by some of Rome's best gelato. Fabuloso.
|Only in Rome?|
|"I scream, you scream, we all scream --" Oh wait, wrong dessert.|
First Stop: The Trevi Fountain -- Rome's most famous fountain and where it's traditional to throw a coin into the fountain so as to ensure your return.
|Looks like I'll be returning to the Eternal City!|
|And so will Lisa!|
When we exited the Colosseum, the Gay/Euro-Pride Parade was winding its way around the Colosseum. If there were any modern day gladiators, these two gents might be worthy candidates (and they'd probably have a fighting chance against Russell Crowe):
|My last words would probably be "Got a little Captain in You?'|
|Virginal would-be pyromaniacs?|
|Beware the hot coals!|
|Probably shouldn't have been as mesmerized by the ~28' opening in the domed ceiling...|
|...but I act like an eleven-year old boy 90% of the time anyway, so I suppose it's justified.|