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Rome: People Watching!

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Some folks travel to enjoy museums, historical places, the food or culture or neat scenery, etc.

One of the main reasons I love to travel - whether abroad or in my home town - is to people watch and Rome to me is an excellent place for this - here are my favorite people-watching spots in Rome - what are yours?

Trevi Fountain:
The bestest bestest by far is the Trevi Fountains and people throwing coins over their backs and now taking selfies whilst doing it the Human Comedy at its best.

Piazzas - like the Pizza Navona with the famous statue but all kinds of stuff going on there - little kids batting a soccer ball around - old ladies selling bird feed for pigeons - buskers singing, etc.

The Spanish Steps
This is a mecca for foreign tourists and even though measures like banning picnicking on the steps still sees many folks taking a rest here - great views of packed streets down below.

The Vatican - St Peter's
Love standing and watching the clothes/morality police dudes at the entrance to St Peter's - telling ladies to cover their arms and legs and hair and men their legs or shoulders.

Termini Stations
Ah the Human Zoo on parade - all types hanging around and all types arriving by zillions of trains. A rather shady crowd often lulling around out front but it's inside where I love to sit far up the tracks, beer or wine in hand, and watch trains come and go - sometimes for hours.

The Colosseum Plaza
the area between the Colosseum and the Roman Forum - a plaza of sorts - love to see all the kitschy trinkets being hawked and those faux gladiators posing for pictures than extorting the folks for money - have not been in a few years so do not know that those fake gladiators are still there but anyone zillions of tourists coming and going is always a treat.

Any people-watching favorites of yours in Rome?

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