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Day 2 in Rome - Sept. 21, 2014

On arrival at the Vatican and St. Peter's Square

Day 2 in Rome - Sept. 21, 2014

At St. Peter's Basilica

Day 2 in Rome - Sept. 21, 2014

A selfie at St. Peter's Square

Day 2 in Rome - Sept. 21, 2014

St. Peter's Basilica

Day 2 in Rome - Sept. 21, 2014

At the fountain

Day 2 in Rome - Sept. 21, 2014

The arch leading to the museum

Day 2 in Rome - Sept. 21, 2014

A Swiss Guard watches a gate leading to the Pope's residence

Day 2 in Rome - Sept. 21, 2014

Pope Francis's apartment is on the top floor of this building

Day 2 in Rome - Sept. 21, 2014

I took this picture while we were roaming the streets of Rome near the Vatican. We got lost for about 1 hour, before we found the No. 40 bus route stop

Day 3 - Sept. 22, 2014

I saw this high-heeled lady on her scooter during morning rush hour

Day 3 - Sept. 22, 2014

We took a open bus tour and this is one of the buildings we saw along the way

Day 3 - Sept. 22, 2014

These colorful buildings were next to the open area that was once the Arena Maximus where the gladiators competed

Day 3 - Sept. 22, 2014

These are the Spanish Steps. The bus didn't stop near here, so had to take this photo from the open bus

Day 3 - Sept. 22, 2014

There was a bus stop close to the Castel Sant'Angelo, so we stopped and had lunch. Hard to capture the actual beauty of these places

Day 3 - Sept. 22, 2014

The Castel Sant'Angelo sits next to the Tiber River, the 3rd largest river in Italy