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Rome and situational awareness

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Nov 23, 2015.

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    RSS New Member Member

    A few weeks ago I had a quick 48 hour trip into Rome. Never having been there I was keen to take in the sights. In short order I found myself on a tour of the Vatican and later a tour of the Colosseum. At the end of the day I was sitting in an outdoor cafe having a glass of wine. I was thinking back over the events of the day in an effort to drown out the complaints of my feet.

    Something struck me. The stark realization of just how many tourists I had seen drifting about the city with their fanny packs and rucksacks. Most were wearing t-shirts with some location from the US emblazoned on them. Others had similar giveaways as to their point of origin. It was something else to behold.

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