The Pantheon Apartment
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... br> to see the lot! It is divided up into various rooms, museums, cabinets, galleries, hallways, chapels. We spent 3.5 hours looking, photographing, being pushed/shoved and gazing at the floors (mosaics, parquetry, marble), the walls (tapestries, paintings, sculptures) and ceilings (frescoes, paintings, architecture). Full on.
The Gallery of Maps was the most impressive. Some 120M long, ceiling fully decorated, 40
maps on the walls ...
... my first stop, I'd be running around, frantically trying to see all that I could, packing my itinerary with museums, roman ruins, giant cathedrals, ect. Now, though, I have to force myself to leave the hostel and give a **** about this place.
Walked from Colosseum to roman forum, which is reallycool/reallyold/holycrapthisistheo ldestthingi'veeverseen/jesusthere's3,00 0elderlychinesepeoplehere/idon'tcareany ...
... chariots getting up a massive speed on the long straights then crashing on the little tight corners at each end. In its prime, the place held thousands of spectators. Today there were only kids and dogs and people walking around.
We caught the Metro over to St Peters, and Rex was astounded to discover that he wasnt the only one who thought of going to have a look around. Especially on a holy day. The queue to get in to the Basilica was 3 or 4 deep and went around ...
... snaking to the Basilica. We had barely walked 3m though when I saw Fr Zbigniew, the Polish priest from the first half of our cruise. He was so surprised and pleased to see us (Italian kisses all round) but really, we were more pleased to see him as He insisted we join him at that spot. So we became queue jumpers! Who can disobey a priest? We were inside the Basilica in 15 min, a miracle! (I was worried a long queue might be too ...
One thing you will find everywhere in Italy is the coffee. Apparently it will cost more to sit down to drink, some sort of tax or something, so must prefer to stand. Espresso is the drink of choice with Cappacinnio and latte in 2nd place. Little stands are everywhere and fortunately, not the big chain stores. I found a coffee drinking friend in Terri, a woman on this trip. We attempted to try the coffee from as many stands as possible.