7 May 2008

Roman Rituals - Three coins in the Trevi fountain

One of the must-sees on every visitor to Rome's list is the Trevi Fountain. Tradition has it that you should visit just before you leave Rome and throw three coins over your shoulder into the water - one to marry a Roman, one to bring you back to Rome one day and one for charity.

I saw one man taking advantage of the 'charity' by sticking his magnetic pole into the water and drawing out any Euro coins that stuck to it.

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