Ken & Kate's Roman Holiday
October 2007

The "Eternal City" is more than we imagined. The pictures, the history lessons, nothing prepares you for coming face to face with a city thousands of years old. At every turn you are faced with an almost seamless integration of history and culture in both time and space. 

An opportunity to visit Rome comes along possibly once in a lifetime. So in honor of our 25th anniversary next year, we went off on our own (the kids may never forgive us) and spent an entire week exploring the ancient city of Rome on foot. Below are almost 600'of photos that are only an echo of a city where "every stone has history."


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In Rome we traveled mainly on foot, but used the bus, subway systems extensively .
The Trip home was an odyssey that took almost 72 hours. Ill winds in Pisa…

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Wall and City Gates

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Well used passes for all the various forms of transportation.
As it happened, Ken's high school reunion was this year and he connected with Susan, who just so happened to live in Rome. She was very gracious and really…
The heart of Rome via Satelitte. We got pretty comfortable throughout this area.
A little closer, Mausolium of Augustus is the Star in the uper left, Circus Maximus in he lower center , train station to the middle right. .
A little small but some labels that should help. (most of these we hit)