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... include the Venerable English College, the Pontifical North American College, the Scots College, and the Pontifical Croatian College of St. Jerome.
Rome's major libraries include: the Biblioteca Angelica, opened in 1604, making it ...
... there was only our tour & one other left to go. It was actually quite civilised by then :) As we are going to Rome after the cruise and have a big trip planned for tomorrow, we decided to book a more leisurely Italian Countryside and Olive Oil tasting 1/2 day tour today. The bus took us through countryside very similar to what we would see in S.A., except perhaps a little hillier. As it has just turned to summer here, a lot of the crops are due for picking/harvesting and ...
... the view is better from this church than St Peters as it sits high overlooking the surroundings.
Dispite all of its mishaps, the Popes of the day sunk considerable funds to its restoration and it has been built up and restored over several centuries since the 1300's. In the 1500's they carried out extensive work on the ceilings and cupolas which reflects light ...
... the exotic animals for shows, as well as an animal vs. gladiator battle to the death. The Romans were actually quite brilliant in their theatre technique. They had a series of trap doors around the stage so they could easily use a pulley system to create the scenery on the stage. I was very intrigued with this concept, I have never seen it before. Perhaps we should utilize it again!
As we were leaving I stopped to look at the souvenirs and was shocked! Earlier I had joked ...
... the Apennines, past Bologna
and to Florence where we had time to take photos from the hill-top
where all the rich people lived and to check out the town centre. A
lovely old place to visit. We enjoyed a beer at a local with two of
our favourite Canadians, George and Rita.
stayed a little our of Florence at a resort with a fabulous view
looking down on Florence, a huge indoor swimming pool, balconies