Mom & Auntie Come to Visit

image5 2 copy{ tea time (but really coffee) at Ladurée }

a few weekends back my mom and aunt came to visit me! we spent the first few days of their visit exploring Rome together. We did a food tasting, toured the Vatican, saw a lot of historic sites and stopped for cheese and wine whenever possible. After our time in Rome we went to Cinque Terre and explored the five villages. Most of the hiking trails were closed but we did end up hiking from Monterosso to Vernazza which was an incredible hike. The 1.5 hour hike took my mom, aunt & i 2.5 hours…

Processed with VSCOcam with f2 preset{ && some macaroons too 🙂 }Processed with VSCOcam with f2 preset{ food tasting in Trastevere, Italy–baked goodies! }Processed with VSCOcam with f2 preset { food tasting in Trastevere, Italy–meats & cheeses }Processed with VSCOcam with f2 preset{ church of The Great Bambino }
Processed with VSCOcam with f2 preset { homemade gnocchi }Processed with VSCOcam with f2 preset { mom’s pizza from Insalata Rica }IMG_0049{ climbing to the top of the Vatican }IMG_0035{ we made it! }IMG_9782{ lower level of the Colosseum } IMG_9819{ Piazza Navona–my favorite piazza in Rome}IMG_0053{ calm waters in Monterosso }IMG_0149{ ocean front bar with the best piña coladas }IMG_0184{ hiking from Monterosso to Vernazza }IMG_0266 { hanging out on our hike }

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