- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... coliseum. Then we went up to The Church of Santa Maria Aracoeli, or "Altar of Heaven." It surmounts the peak of the Capitoline that once held the Arx, or citadel of ancient Rome. It is without a doubt, the most beautiful church I have ever seen. Here, I lit a candle for my Aunt Gloria and Uncle Joe. I cracked a joke to my uncle, as he was always the jokester of the family, and asked them both to behave themselves up in heaven. They are probably going to be the funnest pair of ...
... grottos, lavish furnishings, and views to Rome all contributed to make this a most palacial villa. However, it is the gardens that are the major attraction, then and now. The landscaper took advantage of the dramatic slope to create a magnificent renaissance garden: terraces, gardens, paths, fountains, pools, statues, grottos.......spectacular. The water for the fountains and pools was piped in tunnels and canals from the Aniene River over a ...
... to the train yesterday, I had entirely missed the essence of the process! Today I was asked for my ticket both ways!! My Guardian Angels are working overtime!
When I got off the train, my mood suddenly changed. The weather was iffy and so was I! Not really knowing how to get there except for it was a No. 4 bus, I had second thoughts and wanted to get back on the next train. It had all come crashing for me! I felt so ...
... more than 40 different fountain features on a drastically sloping site from the house, we were told to focus on drawing the water features (pictures of my sketches to come).
In contrast to Villa d'Este, we also went to Villa Adriana - also known as Emperor Hadrian's Villa. Now a site of ruins, the scope of the grounds and complex was incredible. Built as a secondary political ...
... his thumb from the corner of mouth to my jaw...anywhere else I would find this far too intimate and be appalled at such an intimate gesture by a stranger. Knowing me I'd probably think he was a old pervert and slap his hand away (and perhaps he was)...but in Italy it seemed natural.
So that was the end of my first day in Rome and I slept like a baby...with a plan to awake early and explore Rome in the silence and stillness before the city come to life...