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... number of times to paint the roof however had his other work for the Pope
cancelled until he did it so he had to. As some payback he put a few insults
into his painting including a person mooning over where the Pope would stand so
every time he looked up he would see it. His paintings in the Sistine Chapel
are the only paintings he has ever done as after he was finished his eye sight
After the gardens and signs we headed in ...
... over a pedestrian crossing as cars & taxis do not stop - you have to step out and make them stop...we certainly followed the locals when crossing based on safety in numbers!!
We walked along via del Babuino towards Piazza del Popolo looking through the windows at Tiffany & co, Chanel and other exclusive shops. Listened briefly to a busker in the piazza then climbed up the stairs to the Pincio Hill Gardens and looked across the rooftops and domes of ...
... do!). Entry is free on the last Sunday of every month for entry before 2pm. We headed for St Peters as the Pope gives a noon blessing and it was almost 11am. Such an amazing approach - multiple rows of huge white columns reaching out from the basilica (Bernini called them "the enfolding arms of the Church"). We joined the huge crowd in St Peter's Square. The Holy Father was speaking as we arrived; we soon realised it was a homily - he was saying mass! So we ...
... and alone.
WIFI was not at all easily accessible unless you stopped at a café, but the process to get the password was at 0.5 kilometres an hour.
I’m glad I ticked the box, but it was time to head off to my next destination. Kos. My good friend peter from Australia had an apartment there, and insisted I visit.
Confirmed flight prices were sky high, so I looked at the standby option.
Kos via Dusseldorf. Hmm. This will be interesting.
... Tourists mingling with vendors and street performers of all types as well as beautiful fountains with amazing sculptures. We splurged on some gelato and sat on the steps of the museum and enjoyed our people watching. We then headed off to find the Pantheon nearby. It is such an impressive and historic structure. When you walk into the building under the dome its almost a magical experience. It was crowded, but we were able to navigate through the ...