Travel Blogs from Rome
... was cooked to perfection. For dessert, we opted to have gelato from a take-out place on the Via Cola di Rienzo, after which I bought a couple pairs of Italian shoes from one of the shops on the way back to the apartment.
I asked Dee and Lucy to write a few paragraphs about their impressions of our stay in Rome, and include them below:
Lucy's Comments: How can I begin to describe the experience of a lifetime ...
... And certainly, he appears to be more connected to the people as well. The Wafer, part of Communion, was actually distributed to some people down at our end of the Piazza - a long way from the alter on the steps of St. Peter's. We also viewed the Pantheon - something we missed on our last visit. It, too, was very crowded. It is unique because of its construction. The large open Dome remains, even today, an engineering marvel. It has been the model for the Duoma ...
... I personally felt most impressed and relaxed were on the Spanish steps with a drink, some good company and an evening of people watching. The evenings are perfect for such a thing and you will notice people from so many different countries crowd on the stairs to enjoy the exact same thing. On one evening, myself and my sister were enjoying some acoustic music (as provided by some lovely Americans with a guitar) when we heard a ...
... to join the old Appian Way eventually heading back to Rome. This ancient road is a preserved stretch of the main road from the coast and all points south into Rome.it was the road St Peter would have walked when he arrived along with many others. Much of it's existing length is in original condition and still used for light local traffic. It was a beautiful, warm sunny day and for much of the stretch - the most southern section - I walked I had it to myself. It is lined ...
... one you respond to. Eventually, you have to tell these guys to shove off. Admittedly, we attempted to pretend we only spoke German for awhile, until we met one who actually spoke German. After that, it was Plan B: pretend we only understood one of those clicking languages from Africa. We figured we'd be pretty safe with that one.
The bulk of our day was spent wandering the Musei Vaticani, the Vatican Museums. I wish I ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking