Wasps on Wheels


You see a lot of Vespa scooters in Rome. Not just the ones driving along the road, but eye-catching Vespas that aim to attract the attention of passing tourists. Incidentally, Vespa is Italian for “wasp” – a reference to the buzzing noise of the little engine.


Anyway, it’s obvious who made the Vespa an icon of Rome – Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck.



One thought on “Wasps on Wheels

  1. I remember Bici Baci when I was there last year, I think they also had a Lambretta in the shop!
    Great post, thanks for the memories.

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