The next stop on my short sojourn through Italy was the Ancient city of Rome. Undeniably one of the most historically rich cities in the world, at every single turn of a corner, I was greeted by a new piece of history.
Whether it is the grandeur of the Trevi fountain, the magnitude of the Coliseum or the awe-inspiring significance of the Sistine Chapel, I was never short of a new mind-blowing sight to admire.
If that wasn’t enough to blow my mind, then choosing between 150 flavors of gelato certainly was.
They say Rome wasn’t built in a day… That wasn’t an understatement. Having only stopped over at Italy’s capital for two nights, I had to attempt to SEE Rome in a day.
So in the space of twenty-four hours, I made a wish in the Trevi fountain, partook in a gladiator battle at the coliseum, had a chat the Pope inside Vatican city, and watched both the gelato I was eating and the path I was walking on melt in the sweltering heat.
A day wasn’t quite enough build this historic relic, or even thoroughly explore it. It was, however, certainly enough time to convince me this that Rome was a city I needed to go back to.