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We arrived at Gatwick at 11.15 and made our way to the check-in desk.
A_______we had some free time, so everyone went to the arcade, ate at Burger King or looked around the shops. The flight was quiet and almost all of us played games.
Not many of us had been to Rome and so we saw a very different environment from the one we live in. The houses were yellow, there were terracotta tiles on the floor outside the cafes and the most common transport was the moped. We got to our hotel, sorted out our rooms unpacked and went out to dinner. The pasta was exquisite!
Lovely sunshine and comfortable temperatures were the norm and very nice it all was too, B_______— but then we were warm and dry in the coach, C_______. The weather was important as most of our visits were to Roman remains.
The real Roman bit started with the trips round the Forum, Palatine Hill and the Colosseum D_______. On our way back to our hotel we were given a guided tour of the Church of San Clemente.
E_______, took us back to the level of Nero’s Rome with its streets, alleys and the best preserved temple to Mithras in the world. We spent time in Ostia, the port of Rome. During the 3rd century BC, the town was primarily used as a naval base and played an important part in various wars. The remains of the town itself are in excellent condition, F_______.
Everything we had learned about or seen in pictures, suddenly came to life. We hadn’t been there before but we felt that we knew it.
1. reaching down 50 metres below the modern street
2. considering that it was on at least one occasion partially destroyed by pirates
3. which would have made the group gasp in awe
4. after we had confirmed everything
5. where the cruel world of Roman entertainment was mixed with the amazing technology below stage
6. so it didn’t matter
7. except for the coach drive from Rome to Sorrento
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