Rome!! 10.29 – 11.1, 2014

We are in ROME!! With the Roman Colosseum!

We are in ROME!! Here’s the Roman Colosseum!

AKA - the Flavian Amphitheatre, the largest amphitheatre of the Roman Empire, it is considered one of the greatest works of Roman architecture and engineering. It is STILL the largest amphitheatre in the world!! I like the blue sky and clouds peeping thru the arches...

AKA – the Flavian Amphitheatre, the largest amphitheatre of the Roman Empire. It is considered one of the greatest works of Roman architecture and engineering. It is STILL the largest amphitheatre in the world!!
I like the blue sky and clouds peeping through the arches…

It's us!! 10.29.14

It’s us!! 10.29.14

Just outside the Coliseum is the Arch of Constantine (Arco di Costantino), a 25m high monument built in AD315 to mark the victory of Constantine over Maxentius - (from Wiki)...

Just outside the Coliseum is the Arch of Constantine (Arco di Costantino), a 25 meter high monument built in AD315 to mark the victory of Constantine over Maxentius (from Wiki)…

After the colosseum we decided to take a walk nearby, looking back, this is one of the views we were rewarded with...

After the colosseum, we decided to take a walk up a nearby hill. Looking back, this is one of the views we were rewarded with…

Another view...

Another view…

Simple beautiful lines with God's sky...

Simple, beautiful lines with God’s sky…

There is a church at the top of this hill we climbed , the hill overlooks the forum, but check these trees out - they are everywhere in Rome like this....

There is a church at the top of this hill we climbed. The hill overlooks the forum, but check these trees out – they are everywhere in Rome….

beauty...

Beauty at the top of the hill…

This type site is all around...

This type of site is all around…

Now we start to see the forum and other ruins thru the trees..

Now we start to see the forum and other ruins through the trees..
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The white building is the wedding cake, more about that later ; )

The white building is the wedding cake. More about that later ; )

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