Click on any picture to see larger view. The columns that you see in the foreground are actually composed of several blocks of stone that were once held together with copper rods. As time went by, people reclaimed the copper for re-use in other projects, and they would drill holes into the columns looking for the copper. Rome is a city built on top of cities. Trevi fountain for several reasons. Just finding a place to try to take a photo of the fountain is difficult. People have taken lovely ariel photos and photos from higher points in the city than we were able to achieve. Colosseum is visible in the background. Colosseum, seeing the exhibits on the second level, and of course taking photos. Literally four languages one after the other. There were other tragic parts of the tour, and i definitely would call a mulligan on that experience if i could. Hubby and i took shelter in a little restaurant on the way back. Hubby likes to be goofy in order to make me laugh, but sometimes his goofiness makes me groan. Reply fabulous post and it was wonderful to relive it again. This entry was posted in acting, adventures, daydreams, homesickness, opportunities, school and tagged relationships, life, friends, travel, personal, inspiration, lifestyle, daydreams, motivation, inspirational, motivational, mountain, challenges. My post now is my raving mad edition. When the traffic light is red, please stop your vehicle. Some pedestrians actually try to use the pedestrian crossing. Of course pedestrians out there should also follow traffic rules. Hence, no one respects the rules because nobody is expected to follow them. Let us make the effort.