One of the many advantages of traveling with Danilo is that he knows these areas very well, and he has scouted out and introduced us to places that are completely devoid of tourists. We’re tourists, so we like them (and us), but it’s nice to get occasional glimpses of how Romans negotiate their daily lives, much as when I visit friends in NYC.
The place he took us on this day (the scavenger hunt) was a little smoothie place, where we had amazing fresh fruit smoothies that served as a meal. Here’s Angela contemplating her order:
And you got to take what was left in the blender, which was a lot!
Serendipity then struck. As we walked outside to start the scavenger hunt, Dan ran into his aunt:
That whole bromide about ‘roads’ and ‘leading’ to Rome seems to be true…