I Really Should Have Tossed a Coin In

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Have you ever dreamed of seeing the Trevi Fountain? With it’s over the top baroque architecture, the pictures were always so beautiful. What the pictures didn’t prepare me for, was the people! I was amazed when we turned the corner and run into the mass of tourists there.

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A few mornings later, we were out for an early walk when we rediscovered the fountain without the tourists. It was between eight and nine and the fountain was shut down for cleaning and it was very interesting to watch them clean and remove all of the money from it.

p1020226We bought some breakfast from the McDonald’s (I know, I know, but it was what was open) just down the street and sat there at the fountain and enjoyed our breakfast and coffee. It was lovely.

The legend has it that if you stand with your back to the fountain and toss a coin into it, you will return. We didn’t toss any coins in and we haven’t been back. I really should have tossed a coin in.

 

 

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Author: travelingwithcheri

There are 2 things that I really enjoy in: real estate and travel. I have been able to incorporate both of those interests in my life. I am able to work as both a real estate broker/agent and travel advisor. When I’m not working, I enjoy traveling with my husband.

6 thoughts on “I Really Should Have Tossed a Coin In”

  1. I enjoyed your humor. 👍🏻 Hopefully you still get to go back one day.
    I remember it being packed too. I think the fountain just underwent a complete renovation too.

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