My Italian Vacation Essay example

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My Italian Vacation
It was a long climb, probably the longest climb I have ever attempted, When I reached the top I felt that I would collapse any minute. My legs were numb, my clothes were all wet out of sweat and I was completely breathless. Even though I felt completely exhausted, the climb was well worth it. What I saw up there was a memorable and probably the most spectacular view I have ever seen. The wind blew at its strongest at the very top, pigeons were all over the place, and the Sun felt as if it's concentrating its light only at this very top. The view was the best part of it all, looking down at Rome from the very top of St. Peter's Basilica was and always will be a memory that I will never forget. It was this exact event
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When we finally reached the outskirts of Rome, the city looked almost like the cities you would see in an 18th century British movie, it looked olden. Houses with pointy roofs and all clustered in narrow spaces, many streets were never replaced and are almost hundreds of years old and almost every block in every part of the city had a history. The highest building in the city was not more than 4 stories high, not including the basilica's and monuments around the city. In the end I was told that Europeans in general didn't like the new technologies that are being built and instead they loved to stick to their old traditions, it intrigued me. After such a long flight, we arrived at the city of Rome in Italy.

Italy, the country where the original pasta and the pizza were made, the country where lived the famous and the genius Leonardo DaVinci, also a home to many other famous individuals which have affected the world in many ways, it is also the very same country where the Pope lives and also where the very famous St. Peter's Basilica is situated. The country itself has had probably the most historic events which occurred in history than any other country in Europe. When we first entered the country, it was very bloomy. There was so much lush and greenery. Agriculture their was an important necessity in their economy, the whole countryside was full of them.

When we

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