S: March 2011 Volume 1
FC: Our European Escape | Spain Italy Greece Turkey and Malta
1: Goodbye USA! | Hello Europe!
2: Barcelona, Spain March 5th-6th 2011 | We got a little lost... | but found our way!!!
5: Just out for a walk around town. Checking out Las Ramblas
9: Tapas and Sangerias in Barcelona Yum!!!!
11: Candy Galore! | Every child's dream!
13: 2011 Barcelona Marathon
14: Barcelona's answer to New York's Central Park
17: Adios Barcelona!! Our adventures are just beginning.
18: Bonjourno Italia! March 8th, 2011 | View of the drive to Rome from where the boat docked in Civitavecchia
20: Trevi | Roma
21: Fountain | Baby!!
23: Make 3 wishes: 1) To come back to Rome 2) Make your own wish 3) For true love
24: Walking | around | beautiful | Rome
28: <--- Italian Museum and tomb of the unknown solider from WWI Mussolini's headquarters and the balcony he made speeches from--->
30: <---Tomb of the unknown solider | Napoleon Bonaparte's mothers apartment--->
37: Roman Forums
40: Cesar's memorial and the flowers that are left for him on the anniversary of his Tides of March speech
48: Stairs to Venus' temple
50: ^ Italian slogan <---Ruins of Venus' temple
51: Colosseum Baby!
56: ^The slants are where the seats once were
60: <---Under the floor of the arena (the backstage area) | I can't believe I am here!
61: Katie and I in front of the Gates to Hell | Where the bodies of the dead gladiators and animals were taken
62: ^Hopefully the gladiators didn't look like him
63: ^ Emperors private entrance | <--the inside hallway was used for VIP's
65: Where the seats use to be
68: View from the Colosseum looking out onto the forums
71: Real Italian pizza and gelato... they will never be the same again
74: Restaurant we ate lunch at by the Colosseum
75: <---Appetizer Main Dish---> <---Dessert And of course finish it off with coffee--->
76: Vatican and St. Peter's Square
83: <---Where the Pope lives...the closed shutters is the room where Pope John Paul II died View of the square from the spot the Pope is when he does mass in St. Peter's Square 2nd window from the right is where the Pope gives his blessing to the people
84: <--- Swiss Guards in front of the entrance to the Popes residence... they really do wear the funny outfits
85: Entering St. Peter's Cathedral | Since I went to the Mecca of Catholics does this mean I get my sins forgiven for the next 10 years??? | Just kidding God!!
92: <---Preserved body of a Pope that died in the 1960's Statue of St. Peter---> It is tradition to walk past him and touch his foot
93: Sanctuary---> Where they hold mass in St. Peter's---> (Below) St. Peter's tomb
94: <---Tiles on the floor---> showing where 10 of the biggest Cathedrals in the world would fit inside St. Peters
98: As our day around Rome concluded we said arrivederci to Italy we prepared for our next amazing stop... Greece!