Today was our day-long trip to Pompeii and Herculaneum. 2hrs in a car each way, and an actual Ph.D lecturing us about the details of the sites as we walked around. I’m pretty sure I remember which of these pictures are from which, but like the art and sculpture, it all runs together after a…
The WordPress app uploads pictures in whatever order its drunken ass feels like, and I had it upload a bunch, so this post may be scattered. And as usual, I don’t really take pictures of the stuff you see elsewhere. Weird shit is what catches my eye, so…whatever. Don’t know where I was going with…
Mix: 1 part police sirens echoing from god-knows-where seemingly all the damn time 1 part every 5th person on the street trying to sell us umbrellas/selfie sticks/etc. or act as our guide 1 part of what seems to be typical European smoking habits …and yeah, I’m done. To be fair, my annoyance with the above…
I was remiss. My meals have been fine. Stephanie’s have been mediocre, except for her dessert last night, which she seemed to enjoy.
I was wrong – I’ve posted everything from Florence that’s worth sharing. So here’s what I’ve got from our first day in Rome.
We’re staying in the Residenza Paolo VI and we are – no shit – in an extra-territorial zone.
250-some-odd steps, after the 455 from the Duomo a couple days ago. Somehow, my legs have yet to hate me.
…that makes people want to take novelty photos of themselves?
I don’t see what all the fuss is about, really.
The Academia, Bargello, and Uffizi. Today our wanderings pretty much had one rule: no art. But that’s another post.