Domus Aurelia (Suore Orsoline)
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- Multilingual staff
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Exhausted, but happy and in awe of where we are. We started the day with a great breakfast at our B&B and then headed out for what we knew was going to be a big day. Took a taxi to the Tour Meeting Place. Unfortunately, we still got lost because of one way streets, but we found it in plenty of time. Richard, our Tour Guide, was a phenomenal Ancient Rome historian. He gave us so much background even before we began ...
... tell stories of the bible and saints. The beautiful scenery created an atmosphere of something sacred lied between these walls. The art screamed heaven on earth. We have seen many different beautiful cathedrals and pieces expressing Christianity in museums, but to attend an actual service gave something to hold up the art. The art was not just art itself but pointed to something greater. The stories that lies behind the canvas's became visible. ...
We all decided last night that we would get up early and go to the Trevi fountain. We managed to get out of the apartment by 8 am which is epic by our standards.
Great stroll through more roman squishy streets in our christmas hats. We did get a few funny looks.
Very disappointed with the Trevi. It was all cordoned off and under scaffolding for restorations. Not happy, Jan.
However, all was not ...
... which was an upgrade from the room we'd purchased, pleasant surprise! We quickly got ourselves ready for bed and slept. The next morning we were ready to go exploring! We wanted to get to Vatican City reasonably early to try and beat the queues, but things often seem to take longer than expected. We had to buy some transport tickets, and found a nearby bakery for breakfast. This became a wonderful morning tradition of delicious croissants and doughnuts, and a ...
Today we were awaken by the Pope. That's right. Pope Francis giving Palm Sunday mass came bellowing through our apartment windows this morning.
Our original plan was to get up at 8:00AM, however, jet-lag had other plans. We slept for 12 hours last night. :)
Today's plan was simple: walk. We left the apartment around 11:00AM, got a loose sense of the direction of the Coliseum and headed out. Here is a breakdown of what we saw during our 9 hours of ...