Al Ponte Del Papa
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- Airport Transportation
- Drycleaning onsite
- Continental Breakfast
- Non-smoking hotel
- Multilingual staff
- High-speed internet in room
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... t say more than that! We then drift off to Piazza Nevona where we find some wonderful fountains and notice people moving in & out of a building on the other side so decide to investigate. Turns out to be a church (St Agnes of Agone) - WOW, so glad we didn't miss this (sorry no photos allowed) but the interior is awesome. Freshened up for a meal then onto an Irish bar we have found close ...
New driver and heading to hill top Orvieto through the Chianti hills. Firstly, we viewed Florence from the vantage point where David is cast in bronze. We saw the remnants of the old wall and the now UNESCO listed Florence. Orvieto is a former papal stronghold, located on a rock pedestal over looking a vine yard covered plain. We had an orientation walking tour after going up to Orvieto in a funicular. ...
... could be run over by passing motor vehicles. As the Lebanese couple commented, it wouldn't be tolerated there, but this is Rome. The flashiest car to go past was a Maserati. The poor people drive BMWs and Mercedes. We were also subject to a beggar, a number of buskers and hawkers all wanting money. Ang obliged and for the first time succumbed to rose seller who told her that he liked her so much that he wanted to gift her the three roses, but when Ang offered him some contribution ...
... why there was no obvious frontage or even a reception.. and why was it necessary to interact with an "original" Otis elevator (like the ones you see in the old silent movies - with steel doors that are almost impossible to open and close -that is so small that Jan and I had to sit on top of each other so that we could both fit in!). Anyhow, we get to the 1st floor and find the reception and meet the owner (Giuseppi of course!), who speaks English better ...
... half. Unfortunately I don't think I'll be able to replicate this. Much to my disappointment. We then both had a bowl of pasta before heading back to the campsite to have cocktails by the pool for the rest of the afternoon. Was a great last day in Rome. But I'm glad to leave as I'm sick of looking at a map and feeling constantly ...