All posts tagged: st peter’s basilica

When in Rome (I)

Now that I’m home and countering my Europe withdrawals by seamlessly browsing through and editing what seems to be 33GB worth of shots, it’s time I take you guys along with me as I relive these past but rather vivid moments. Over one of the best 19 days of my life, the four of us covered Rome, Florence, Venice, Lauterbrunnen, Munich, Paris, London & finally Manchester. Trudging through the heat of Italy, the snow of Jungfraujoch and the perfect British weather in the UK, every detail serves to be wonderfully memorable — things like struggling to carry my 12kg luggage up and down the lovely steps of the train and metro stations whilst jostling in the crowd doused in pickpocket-paranoia. After 13 hours of flight to London and another 3, we finally saw ourselves in Rome, Fiumicino Airport. It was rather empty, dodgy and it felt like we were on a potential set of a mafia movie. On board the Leonardo Express, we headed for our accommodation located in sight of St Peter’s Basilica in …