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... to pop our heads in also. Well OMG, really!!! The frescos, the statues, the side chapels, the huge marble columns and this is just a local church. I walked around reading and looking, whilst it is a beautiful church I found it all way too excessive, the wealth in this place is so blatant it is obscene.
We found a Gladiator Museum with original combat gear, knives and armour etc which was quite interesting and built underground in the grounds of an arena ...
... hit the colosseum on the way to the stop of the big red tour bus where we would do the whole route to make sure we saw all the sights and then do the route a second time but jumping off at the stops we wanted to visit. We reckoned we wanted to leave about five so we had a good few hours to see some of the sights. We ended up seeing quite a lot really and got a really good feel of Rome. It's actually unbelievably impressive. You get the total feel ...
... kick off came at 9.35am there were 10 kiwis and nearly all of us in our All Black jerseys. We also had the NZ Sky commentary. We armed ourselves with drinks, Ang and Craig had a shandy and Baileys. There were no non NZ patrons. We stood to sing the anthem. It was pretty cool doing that with others half way around the world. For the record NZ won 14-10 in Wellington in a tense finish. We chatted a short time with the others before leaving, including 4 kiwis who arrived ...
... expected to use our Omnia pass to get in, but the woman behind the glass just pushed the tickets out to us and said it was free. We didn't know why it was free and didn’t ask. We rented audio guides and were given instructions on how to used them and a little map. We started down the ramp to the Roman Forum. There were only a few other visitors.
According to legend, Rome was founded April 21, 753 BC by Romulus after he killed his brother Remus (Remember ...
... from an antique land
Who said: `Two vast and trunkless legs of stone
Stand in the desert. Near them, on the sand,
Half sunk, a shattered visage lies, whose frown,
And wrinkled lip, and sneer of cold command,
Tell that its sculptor well those passions read
Which yet survive, stamped on these lifeless ...