An Afternoon in the Park in Rome


Sunday afternoon May 1

It’s a beautiful sunny afternoon and definitely too nice to be inside. I found my way to Borghese Park, which is sort of the Central Park of Rome. It is huge and includes the famous Borghese Museum and gardens.


I found a nice shady spot close to the entrance where I could spend some time relaxing, writing and listening to the Black-Eyed Peas on my iPhone. Some men were engaged in a heated game if Bocce Ball, friends were having picnics, people were riding bicycles, and dogs were playing, some on leashes and some not.

It was a great get-away from the city. It’s springtime and everything is very green. It’s beautiful here.



About Margie Miklas

An award-winning author, Margie Miklas writes medical thrillers and travel memoirs about Italy, a place which has captured her passion for travel. She is also the creator and owner of the travel blog, Margie in Italy, and a contributing writer for an Italian-American newspaper. A retired critical-care nurse, she enjoys spending time with her family, including her three cats. Her favorite place is the beach, and she likes learning new computer skills, when she is not writing. A member of the Florida Writers Association, Margie makes her home in Florida.
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2 Responses to An Afternoon in the Park in Rome

  1. bagnidilucca says:

    I love Villa Borghese gardens and go whenever I am in Rome. I will be there in a couple of weeks, thanks for the lovely photos.


  2. Bonnie D says:

    This is the best way to travel. You have the leisure to absorb the local experience and make it your own. You have always been good at that. You always seemed to be a detached time travelor thru the world but on this trip you may have found your very own place in time. You really seem to belong to this world you are living in .


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