Porta Pia Apartment

Address: viale Regina Margherita 244, Rome, Lazio, 00198, Italy | Condo
 
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Travel Blogs from Rome

Neither a Sculptor nor a Gladiator be......

A travel blog entry by tomfillingim on Aug 12, 2014

4 comments, 12 photos

... day. The gladiators were trained in a 'Gladiator school' and were owned just as race horses are owned today. If a Gladiator was killed in his fight the winning owner had to pay the losing owner for the money and time invested in training and owning that fighter, so the hope was there was only a defeat and not a death. But, there were many. When Gladiators fought animals there was always a death.

The 'Games' as they called them, ...

Roma

A travel blog entry by halleyc on Apr 15, 2014

2 photos

... 3. It was almost exclusively ours in the past, but now it was so crowded we couldn’t even find a barstool. And then at dinner, we had to wait 45 minutes for a table! And then, the boat started rocking. And just got worse and worse. After dinner, we went up to the swimming pool, and it had tidal waves. The only obvious explanation for this is the ROME PEOPLE. I’m sure things will be better tomorrow ...

Beautiful Chaos

A travel blog entry by alice-patrick on Nov 06, 2013

2 comments, 38 photos

... favorite restaurants and we had a nice dinner and made a new friend. Jennifer Nagy has the type of job that allows her to work anywhere and was spending a month in Rome, she's from Toronto, Canada, which is just around the corner from us and we really enjoyed talking to her about travel, packing and life in general. It's always nice to connect with people and make new friends.

Day one was a full day and I was spent. Day two was going to ...

Day 2 in Rome

A travel blog entry by josietrip on Aug 06, 2013

25 photos

... since they saw a two real mummies. There were lots of Greek statues as well. It was crowded in there. The line up no kidding without exaggerating to get into the Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel was about a mile long. We had online passes and went straight inside without waiting. The Sistine Chapel took forever to get to and when we were finally there, we could not take any pictures and we could not speak since it was part of ...

Rome

A travel blog entry by untruenorth on Apr 22, 2013

6 photos

... night, spot the after-the-fact blog editing going on here!) Next? Spanish Steps, Trevi. Edit: perhaps not, it's ******* down again! We went back to the hotel on the metro, having realised we'd missed the last bus. Oh and I scratched the screen on the camera. Even many days later, I'm annoyed by this. Lesson: make sure there's nothing else in the same pocket, and check regularly that nothing's got in there absent-mindedly. I think the culprit was our plastic room entry ...

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