All posts tagged: vatican city

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 …