Worse still if they are of place where the sun is currently cracking the paving stones and it is currently 32̀⁰ with an option of getting hotter.
But if there is a consolation we are still here watching the rain come down like stair rods and the photo is a few years old.
It is another of those ones of Rome but a part of the city tourist don’t often see. Well we do which is more to do with our ability to get lost and miss the big things like the Colosseum, Circus Maximus, and Vatican.
But then there are the rewards which consist of empty little streets and little shops like this one, which specialized in anything and everything to do with birthdays. And had we wanted a novelty gift here was where we could have got it.
Picture; Rome 2010, from the collection of Andrew Simpson