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|Our trip in a Google map. It shows our travel route and important stops. Hotels are numbered.
|Many thanks to Birgit Navarre at McCabe World Travel in McLean, Va., for taking our ideas and turning them into a vacation. She booked our flights, suggested destinations, booked hotels and rental car, and got us off to a running start.
|The Trevi Fountain on our first day in Rome
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|An Egyptian obelisk in a Roman piazza
|This was an arch that Rabab paused to explore on our way to the Colosseum.
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|The Colosseum as we approach from a side street. It's an awesome sight when it comes into view.
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|Nora and Eric in the Colosseum
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|Eric and Rabab in Il Ponentino, a small restaurant where we had lunch in the Trastevere area of Rome