A Visit to Italy
Capital city of Italy is a very extraordinary place to visit. The population of Rome is well over two-million. The people there are very friendly and are extremely proud of their country. Rome is a beautiful bustling city that has a moderate climate. The main way of transportation is by bus.
The side walk cafes are very popular in Rome. The cafes were always populated with happy Italians and a few curious tourists. The most preferred cafe was the Cafe S. Petro. This cafe was in perfect walking distance from the Vatican City. The Vatican city is where the Pope lives. The main meals served at the cafes varied from pizza to tortellini. The pizzas were not exactly like Pizza Hut’s pizza. They were crispy thin with very few toppings available. Most pizzas came with cheese, pepperoni and a watery tomato sauce. The tortellini had soft, medium length, hollow noodles with more watery tomato sauce. Another favorite at the cafe was the lasagna which was unbelievably delicious. After having tasted the pizzas and the tortellini, I did not expect eating lasagna would be so tasty. The lasagna was packed full of hot meat, zesty cheese, and a tangy tomato sauce. It was not out of the ordinary to see Italians, instead of eating at the cafe, talking with their friends and sipping on hot cappuccino.
The streets in Rome were always swamped with motor scooters, three-wheeled cars, and buses. Although, the main way of transportation is buses, Italians also scooted around on their motor scooters. The scooters were more convenient because the scooter could easily Slip through traffic jams. The parking was very hazardous people because some cars would be blocked in by a small car that was parked vertical between two horizontally parked cars. Car accidents were very common in Rome. When two people had a car accident, they would just wave or yell at each other and drive hurriedly away. People seem to be in a hurry always.
The worst part about Rome were the buses. These buses were jammed tight with people who were sweaty and excessively vulgar. The buses were small in size, the color was a dull blue, and they contained only a few seats that were rarely available. The men on these buses were extremely vulgar in their actions. Because we had to stand. so close, the men had chances to pick my pockets or place their hands on my bottom! Once this incident happened, I had to practically shove them off. This did not bother them, they would just move on to the next woman.
Over all, Rome is an exciting place to visit because it has so many attractions to offer. This trip will always be special to me because I got to see a different culture and had many entertaining experiences. I would advise anyone who was going to take a trip to go to Italy because it is surely an amazing place to visit.