Barcelo Aran Blu
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... it away again and moaning "troppo caro" worked well too. Sometimes.
Could not find a toilet anywhere so we stopped at a cafe for sustenance - tramezzini (bresaola, spinach and fresh mozzarella for me, and ham n cheese for Rex) which gave us an excuse to use the facilities as well. Proprietor was alarmingly coiffured, inked and pierced but was quite charming despite the decoration.
We ambled back to the train station to catch the ...
Today we went to the Mouth of Truth which is a big face made out of stone. The legend says that if you tell a lie and put your hand in its mouth then it will bite your hand off. If you are truthful then it won't bite you. I put my hand in the mouth of truth and it didn't bite my hand off! After that, we went to the building ...
... a bit more I think.
Tomorrow is Independence Day and there are people out and about vying for somewhere to eat and or drink. Atmosphere is fantastic!
We enjoyed our dinner and parted at the other end of Trastevere. Peter and I popped into the same Gelato shop and I had the same combination. Peter had a choc/orange gelati which was divine. I'll have to try that next ...
... by one person (who claimed not to be an artist, but a sculptor), all alone, so long ago; and that it was all done by Michelangelo himself – wow.
We spent a long time in the chapel (so much to see!), then we went to undertake the adventurous part of our day – the climb to the top of the basilica dome. The first part was okay ("only" 171 steps on a wide spiral staircase to get to the roof of the basilica), and we ...
... the undulating roof line, they were designed to fulfil a functional role as ventilation shafts and chimneys and also house stairwells. There are two large courtyards as you enter the building that were designed for ventilation as well as optimising the light coming into the building, so when you enter La PEDRERA through wonderful Glass and Iron Doors that have an organic art form, ( you start your journey through this wonderful building ) the facades of the courtyards are ...