Gentes B and B
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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Shuttle bus service
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Non-smoking hotel
- Multilingual staff
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Today we had to get up at five thirty in the morning because we had to get in the bus at six thirty. We had to get up so early because we were going to the Vatican. As soon as we walked up to the Vatican I was in awe. It was a large oval shape with pillars all around it and St. Peter's basilica and the popes house in the front. St. Peter's basilica was very large and very beautiful. The first thing we did in the church was have ...
... home to Capuchin Monks of the Fransiscan order. They moved to their current location in the city in the middle of the 19th century and bought the bones of their dead monks with them. Down in the crypt, a few of the monks started to arrange the bones in a variety of patterns and when the remains of al three thousand men had been laid out, the result was a startling and strangely thought provocative place. Heaps of femurs line the walls, skulls are paired with scapulas to make ...
... have been huge all morning so we grab a frappe and head back at 1pm when they are much smaller. We are covered up and it is probably 27 degrees outside. The Vatican Museum was huge. I don't really know what I am looking at and am not a fan of tapestries or sculptures. However I loved stumbling across a mummy! The designs on all of the roofs of the museum were amazing. The finale is the Sistine Chapel home to ...
... vendors, street performers and the like every Sunday. They shut down the street to cars, so it's one big festival. I think all of Rome and every tour company in Italy was there. The streets are very crowded but you just get caught up in the atmosphere. The architecture is absolutely amazing. To think that this has been here for 1000's of years. Check out the pictures to see a sample of what we saw. The street name is Via Del Corso and would be Annie and Laura's dream ...
Our enduring memory of Rome could be of kinked necks as we have spent so much time looking up at ceilings. The intricate carvings, frescoes and sculptures up high could have a lot to answer for, but it will have all been worth it.
These past two days have been filled with so many new and interesting experiences – sights, smells, sounds and tastes. Walking through these little cobbled streets we've savoured the smells ...