I made it.

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It is funny to think that this time last week I was wondering if I was strong enough to go to Rome on my own…and here I am in a hotel in Rome. I can’t wait to start the day tomorrow, there is so much I want to fit in. But today was hectic, firstly there were a lot of delayed trains to the airport due to flooding so I just made a jump and caught the next train hoping it was the correct one, thank goodness it was. Then at the airport a girl needed medical attention and as I am first aid trained I was the first one to her (she was right behind me in a que) I stayed with her until the proper medical staff arrived. It was strange being at the airport by myself, and not going through check out as I had already done it online. So I got to the airport and walked straight to departures, I really did not have to be there two hours before but then I think who would have helped that girl. Then we waited an hour on the plane before setting off as the grounds people changed shifts but I finally made it onto Leonardo express, it was easy to buy tickets, it seems a bit of a sell out but everyone speaks English ha. And then to my hotel, I found it easily did not have to use my map, I love my room it’s tiny but perfect for me, clean, comfy bed shower and I even have a balcony. Bring it on Rome.

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Rome Plan!

So I have made my itinerary for my days in Rome,

Sunday- Colosseum, Roman Forum, Pantheon, Capitoline Museum

Monday- Vatican ( Sistine Chapel, St Peters Basilica) , Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain

Tuesday (Before I go back) I need something little to do, in the morning, possibly either near the main station or near the airport? Anyone got any ideas?

Thank you,

Night again,

L

 

Day 29! I am going to Rome !!!!!

Dear Blogsphere,

I did it, I actually booked tickets to Rome, I am off for a single trip to visit the historic city. I have booked the flight and hotel, I even got a lonely planet pocket guide to help me on the way.
This makes me excited and nervous, I can’t wait to see everything I am just unsure how I am going to cope on my own. I am fighting my fears and saying yes for once.
The places that I am wanting to visit in my short two days.
Colosseum
Roman forum
Spanish steps
Trevi fountain
Vatican
Pantheon
Capitoline museum
Palotino
St. Peter basilica

I am not sure if i can make it around all of them in two days but I am going to try.

If you have anywhere you think I should go or any information that I need as a solo traveler, any tips on getting around would be great. Especially getting to the Vatican would be appreciated.

This feels like a huge adventure lets hope I can do it.

Night,
Laura

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