Category Archives: Rome

Trevi Fountain – Rome

  WOEFULTOURIST had his 3 coins in hand as he walked down the meandering alley towards the Trevi Fountain ready to make his wishes. He had heard glowing reports of the place. He had read wonderful reviews. Still he had … Continue reading

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Orange Trees – Rome

  WOEFULTOURIST does not like the unexpected. Thru experience, he pretty much knows what to expect when he visits point A, or B. For example, when going to Germany, WOEFULTOURIST expects the people to speak German, the food to focus … Continue reading

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Spanish Steps – Rome

  WOEFULTOURIST loves simplicity.  He embraces the obvious because he hates being confused. Which brings us to the Spanish Steps. You might wonder how something called “The Spanish Steps” could be the source of confusion.  Well, WOEFULTOURIST thought the same … Continue reading

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The Fiddler’s Elbow – Rome

  WOEFULTOURIST doesn’t mind a glass of wine with dinner, but when he’s out on the town for some drinking, he sticks to what he knows best. Beer. Unfortunately, when in Rome and out on the town his options pretty … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict – Part 2

    Sometimes luck is bittersweet.  Sometimes not. WOEFULTOURIST was reminded of this luck”y” duality when he was looking over pictures from his first trip to Rome. When he saw the picture of Pope Bebeduct XVI, it all came flooding … Continue reading

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