Dolly's Moka

I am sitting here with my second cup of coffee, enjoying the beautiful early morning quiet of Rome. The sky is getting brighter, but of course, I cannot see the sunrise. There are some lovely old buildings in the way.

I am getting pretty good at making coffee in this Moka pot.

Yesterday I told you only about our first day in Rome. Now, here it is Sunday, and this will be our last day in Rome. Time has flown by. We have walked, walked, walked some more. We have seen so many sights, from the Ancient Rome to the present day cafes and shopping centers, and enjoyed living in our neighborhood, the Campo di Fiori, and being temporary citizens of Rome.

Wednesday, despite the weather forecast of 90 per cent chance of rain, the sun was up, and just a few puffy clouds in the sky. After breakfast of amazing Sicilian pastries and cappuccini at a neighborhood pasticceria, we walked over to the area of Ancient Rome. The first on our list of sights to see was the Colosseum. After all these centuries, it is still an amazing sight.

By Dolly Goolsby – Full Story at Purple Roofs | Rome Gay Travel Resources

This post originally appeared on the Purple Roofs Gay Travel Blog.

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