Posts Tagged ‘ Travel ’

The Trip In

The flight was long, the sleeping was short, the troubles were filled, but it all payed off; we were in Rome.

To recap the flight to Paris, the flight was long, but the food on the plane along with the great selection of movies really helped the flight whiz by, so to speak.  Flights are never fun, in addition to the inability to sleep on the plane does not help.  Regardless, we finally landed in Paris and had a great time relaxing in the really open and modern Airport.

Ive also started a series of images everyday of the best photos of one of us from our group.  The first day goes to #mce_temp_url#.

Person Pic of the Day - Ian at the Paris Airport Looking through the Curved Concrete Wall in Awe

Paris Airport - End side of the Structure of the Terminal which connects to a Large Spanning Structural Spine

Soon enough after most of us were baking in the “Greenhouse” that was Paris Airport, we headed off to Rome.  Unfortunately I missed the sight of seeing the Eiffel Tower because I somehow managed to prop my seat back and pass right out… I guess that will just have to be another trip to another country, Paris I will be seeing you next.

Jen and Jill at the Fiumicino Leonardo da Vinci Airport

Once we landed in the Fiumicino Leonardo da Vinci Airport on the outskirts Rome, tragedy struck, Jim’s bag got lost and he was cellphone-less.  In addition the bus that was supposed to pick us up never showed.  So the next journey was all of us trying to find our way to the train station and hoping on a train to the station close to the center of Rome, Termini Station.  We valiantly found our way and eventually got on a taxi at Termini and got to our hotel, the Derby.  The taxi ride was great and although exhausted from the traveling, I was eager to see Roma.  Along the ride I was able to snag a shot of the Colosseum.

Passing by the Colosseum on my first Taxi ride through Roma.

Until next time, Ciao i Arrivederci