There’s a saying in Italy: Natale con i tuoi, Pasqua con chi vuoi!
Which in English basically means: Christmas with your family, Easter with whomever you want!
One of the great things about living in the center of the Catholic universe is a four-day Easter weekend. And with no family obligations, we skipped town and hopped on a train out of Termini:
We left early and got to observe spring in Lazio through the fog and blur of the train window.
And ultimately, stepped off the train in Siena. Up the tower to stare at the houses and churches that looked like toys from so high up.
But then it was back to Rome, which is truly beautiful this time of year:
*My computer is broken so apologies for phone-only pictures.