ahhhh l'inverno!!!

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ahhhh l'inverno!!!

Post by rachelmarie310 » Tue Nov 06, 2007 9:17 pm

Ciao a tutti!!

Andro' a Roma a gennaio e ho sentito che il tempo fa molto freddo...Abito in California, USA e c'e' il sole quasi ogni giorno. Ho bisogno di sapere quali vestiti sono appropriati...fammi sapere per piacere! =)

grazie
Rachel

P.S. correggete i miei errori per favore :)

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Post by giuseppe » Wed Nov 07, 2007 12:10 am

Hi Rachelmarie, I am pleased to tell you that you have not made any mistakes! (except 'fa molto freddo', where I would leave out 'il tempo'). You shouldn't be so afraid of making mistakes, as your Italian seems almost perfect to me.

It is easy to tell you what the weather is going to be like tonight or tomorrow, but it is a bit more difficult to tell you exactly what the weather will be like in two months!! Anyway here is the forecast as of tonight: «Cloudy with a few showers. Chance of rain 40%. Low near 45F. Current 50F.»
My candle burns at both ends
It will not last the night
But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends
It gives a lovely light.

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Post by giuseppe » Wed Nov 07, 2007 8:16 am

Update: Now that the sun has come back I can say that the forecast was wrong (as often happens, after all). The temperature is correct though.
My candle burns at both ends
It will not last the night
But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends
It gives a lovely light.

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Re: ahhhh l'inverno!!!

Post by Roby » Wed Nov 07, 2007 1:19 pm

rachelmarie310 wrote:Ciao a tutti!!

Andro' a Roma a gennaio e ho sentito che il tempo fa molto freddo...Abito in California, USA e c'e' il sole quasi ogni giorno. Ho bisogno di sapere quali vestiti sono appropriati...fammi sapere per piacere! =)

grazie
Rachel

P.S. correggete i miei errori per favore :)

Rachel,

You can add the weather information to your yahoo account at the beginning of the login... or here is a site. http://weather.yahoo.com/img/eur_italy_ ... mdy_y.html
or http://www.weather.com However, one never knows the forcast exactly.
I would recommend that you bring:
a winter jacket or buy one there.
gloves, scarfs, sweaters, etc.
Keep and eye on the weather in December to know what to bring. However, since you are going for 6 months prepare yourself for rain , possible snow, and cold. Spring clothes can vary... Bring pants, blouses, sweatshirts, sweatpants, skirts, dresses, etc.
Take a look at the posts on Traveling in Italy and Important information in Italy.

http://www.impariamo.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1000

http://www.impariamo.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1794

Here is some other information to check out.

http://www.impariamo.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1157
http://www.impariamo.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1156

If you have any other questions regarding your upcoming trip, let us know.
Roby
"Per raro che sia, il vero amore e' meno raro della vera amicizia."

"As rare as true love is, it is not as rare as true friendship."
- François de La Rochefoucauld

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Post by giuseppe » Wed Nov 07, 2007 3:27 pm

...in other words book the entire hold of the plane! :)
Joking aside, Roby is perfectly right.
My candle burns at both ends
It will not last the night
But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends
It gives a lovely light.

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Post by keithatengagedthinking » Wed Nov 07, 2007 5:06 pm

I love Rome in the wintertime! It's not too hot, and for me it is not too cold. But then I grew up in sub zero temperatures :)

If you're going to be in Rome, I don't think you'll have to worry about snow too much. When I was in Rome in 2004, it snowed for a few hours but nothing stuck. If you're leaving Rome to go to higher altitudes, snow will probably be a problem. I'm not sure if Rome got snow last year or not?

I always found Rome to have a mild winter, but I guess if you're going to be there a while it is better to be safe than sorry.

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Post by giuseppe » Wed Nov 07, 2007 10:40 pm

Snow in Rome? An extremely rare event I'd say, dear Keith.
The last proper snowfall I can remember was in 1986. Actually it was also the first time I saw the snow... as I was 5 and, believe me, I had a great time. All of us who were children at the time will never forget that year, as well as the previous one. Check out this video (from a VHS tape): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OD5KZJ9EGvQ
and this website, where someone uploaded their photos (click on 'vai alla GALLERIA DELLE FOTO 1985'): http://digilander.libero.it/78mangu/Rom ... maneve.htm
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It will not last the night
But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends
It gives a lovely light.

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Post by rachelmarie310 » Thu Nov 08, 2007 8:37 pm

ciao ragazzi! =)
grazie mille per la informazione.
quando andro' a Roma saro' molto preparata!

giuseppe, sei romano? :)

Rachel

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Post by giuseppe » Fri Nov 09, 2007 7:55 am

rachelmarie310 wrote:ciao ragazzi! =)
grazie mille per la informazione.
quando andro' a Roma saro' molto preparata!

giuseppe, sei romano? :)

Rachel


Ciao!
My candle burns at both ends
It will not last the night
But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends
It gives a lovely light.

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