Journal Entries (always in italics). All photos posted, unless noted otherwise (snapshots or Kodachrome slides) taken by B & Bonnie, my parents.
|Bonnie's Travel Journal, 1964|
Arrival in London and continuing flight to Rome. Hotel Rivoli, Via Taramelli 7. Overcast.
Vatican, St. Peter's
Pope. Silence & preached in St. Peter's. Treasury of Vatican.
Cameo, Rome, 3 Travelers checks, $30.00. Cameos -- on Piazzo Navano next to Tri Scalini Restaurant.
Ring, Rome, $3.00.
|A charm from each destination, first 2 from Rome|
NOTE: Strictly by accident we received a private blessing from Pope Paul VI. A group from Illinois had arranged for such a blessing, and while wandering long, dark corridors in St. Peter's we encountered the group. The guards told us to stop what we were doing, stay silent and participate in the blessing. So we did.
Greece--nod head up & down means "no"--word nay means yes.
Tomorrow's post, ATHENS.