R is for Rome

We stayed in Rome for a few nights in 2003, en route to a walking holiday in Umbria (for the end point of that holiday, see G is for Gubbio). We packed a lot into four days – these are just a few of the things we saw.

29 thoughts on “R is for Rome

  1. Katrina April 22, 2014 / 16:23

    Beautiful photos! I’ll be visiting Rome for the first time this summer; it’s been on my bucket list for years, and I can’t wait to see it!


  2. Donna April 22, 2014 / 14:03

    I love your pictures of Rome. We were there for less than a day so we didn’t get to see very much. Your posts are really fun to read. I’m thinking of stealing your idea for next year since one of my current goals is to organize my photos. I doubt I would be able to come up with a post for every letter.


    • Anabel Marsh April 22, 2014 / 14:35

      Thanks! You definitely need a lot more than a day. I agree this is a great way to record old photos. I’m much more likely to look at them again on the blog than in boxes in the loft or in their 1000s on the PC. I could do some letters again, but I only have one X!


  3. Chris Boothman April 22, 2014 / 00:22

    Gorgeous collection of images from Rome here Anabel! As you noticed it is one of our Dream Destinations so hopefully we will be able to get over to Italy sometime soon to check out these awesome attractions for ourselves.


  4. Silvia Writes April 21, 2014 / 21:25

    Rome is a world marvel, as far as I’m concerned. The history and art alone takes my breath away (please excuse the cliche). I’ve spent precious little time in Italy — Rome only one day, which is nowhere near enough. Thank you for sharing such gorgeous images from your vacation.
    Silvia @


  5. johnmarkmiller April 21, 2014 / 18:12

    We spent our honeymoon in Rome, and these pictures just make me happy! Thanks for sharing!


    • Anabel Marsh April 21, 2014 / 18:31

      Oh, how lovely! I know how you feel – we went to Amsterdam for ours and it’s been a special city to us ever since.


  6. Calli April 21, 2014 / 18:08

    Ah, Rome. It is one of my favorite cities. Even with just the Colosseum or just the Vatican or just the Roman Forum the city would be amazing. Instead it’s crammed full of so much good stuff it’s impossible to see in just one visit 🙂


    • Anabel Marsh April 21, 2014 / 18:30

      I know! Even quite “minor” sights by Roman standards can be incredibly ancient and / or beautiful. The churches are amazing too with the odd Caraveggio hanging in a corner maybe.


  7. Eli April 21, 2014 / 17:11

    Ah, a city I have been to, and loved!! Thanks for taking me back there Anabel – awesome pictures:-)


  8. cvail April 21, 2014 / 16:12

    Anabel, Love your photos…and your tych panels..very nice…Rome. I love it.


    • Anabel Marsh April 21, 2014 / 17:08

      Thank you. I loved it too, definitely need to go back. I say that so often, I’ll need to keep travelling till I’m 100 though.


  9. jenny@atasteoftravel April 21, 2014 / 15:40

    Rome is one of my favourite cities. There’s just so much to do and see. I was hoping to live like a local and spend a month there this year but plans have changed so it will have to wait until another time!


    • Anabel Marsh April 21, 2014 / 17:04

      That’s been my only visit so far – only scratched the surface.


  10. Birgit April 21, 2014 / 14:17

    Rome is on our Bucket list for sure. It is an amazing city full of art, history and culture. I am certain it was very busy. My aunt got her driver’s license there! Yup she drives nuts!!


    • Anabel Marsh April 21, 2014 / 17:03

      I would not drive in Rome! Or anywhere in Italy. Paris is similar – crazy!


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