When in Rome, do as the Romans do. (by Rich)

When in Rome, do as the Romans do. (by Rich)

So what is happened since we’ve been in Rome. Sorry for the tardiness blogging but it’s been quite a busy couple days here trying to cram in as many of the historical sites as we can. This place so full of history it is literally layered on top of each other. We...
Roman History (by Lulu)

Roman History (by Lulu)

In 200 BC Romulus killed his brother Remus because he jumped the wall around his property.  Romulus became king. All emperor’s following Romulus built their houses on the hill called Palatine Hill.  This is how we got this word palace, meaning ruler’s...
Rome (by Wilson)

Rome (by Wilson)

1) The Vestal Virgins are 6 special women chosen from the goddess of the hearth to keep a fire burning in the 7th centry B.C. If the fire went out the fall of Rome would come. Each of the women had to work for 30 years and lived in the Forum.   2)  Gladiators were...
Hot and Trot in Venice (by Rich)

Hot and Trot in Venice (by Rich)

Holy hotness. If you combine the heat wave rolling through Europe with the fact that there are buildings with narrow streets (aka no air movement) and water all around you, you are asking for a hot mess. I got up with Wilson and we went and found the Bakery de Jour...