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    You may recall I had to cancel a trip to Turkey a few years ago when Iceland’s Volcanic God’s decided to disrupt my flight, so Tatjana and I planned to travel to Istanbul at the end of the cruise. Hopefully my 3rd trip planned will indeed happen, but somehow protests and police using tear gas and water bombing people at the time was just not what I had in mind, so we decided to stay in Rome  for a few days instead.

    Let’s see Rome instead…

    I did the sights as a child, but the last time I was there was during the height of Duran mania, so all I saw were airports, and thousands of screaming fans outside our hotel as we were smuggled in and out through kitchens and service entrances in black Mariah’s under armed guard. Tatjana had been once with her father briefly, but they’d arrived too late to take a Vatican tour or see the Coliseum properly. So, we decided to do the tourist thing. Very hot tourists as the temperatures soared into the triple digits.

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