Hotel Dei Congressi
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We woke and in our usual fashion rushed out the door in an attempt to make a 10 am walking tour. We realized the walking distance we had to cover to arrive at the Spanish Steps was quite ambitious for the time we had allotted ourselves so we decided to hop on a bus. It went well for a while and we were heading in the correct direction but then the driver simply stopped the bus and him and all the other passengers got off. Realizing we must have caught a ...
... The art history within the museum is absolutely incredible! I still can't really fathom how they did it!! Finally.... drum roll..... we get to see the sistine chapel and Michaelangelos work .... Breathtaking!! Actually all of the tour throughout the museum was fantastic ( even if we don't have the artistic background to fully appreciate it) The tour finished early @ 530pm.. OH I forgot to mention that Evan,Carly and 2 of ...
... thing. You would think some of the streets would be too narrow for anything but a Vespa but then a car drives down the street. I can't imagine driving here. To drive in the centre part Rome you need a special license. They limit the number of cars still there are plenty of cars. Most use very small cars as the parking is difficult and the roads are narrow. Also many of the roads are cobblestone. Many opp for the scooter. We went back to the hotel in the late afternoon for ...
... the thickest Midwestern accents; every time they talked all I could hear is the Geico "discount daaaa-ble check" commercial. On that tour, they talked essentially nonstop. Every fact the tour guide gave was a new and astounding fact. "Michelangelo was tormented." "Ohhh my gaaaahhhhsh no!!" Every. Fact.
So on the Colosseum/Forum tour, to my delight, Dale and Julie showed up! Dale ran to ...
... Michelangelo's brilliance. What a sight to behold! The Chapel is huge, and it looks a magnificent sight covering the entire ceiling. Makes you wonder how he ever managed to paint that story standing having to look up the entire time which was 4 years! It truly was an honour to see that with my own eyes. Next on the agenda was The Roman Forum which is the old Ruins of the once mighty Roman City. Amazing to think they built Rome on top of Ancient Rome. We walked ...