Travel Blogs from Rome
... miraculous structure built in 1172, the bottom 2 ...
... weekend Brendan, Jack, our flat mate Trevor,
and myself chose Florence to be our first adventure outside of Rome. (We knew
Trevor was going to our pal when, after a long night of drinking, we found him
the next morning, bottle of wine in hand, offering us a drink) The trip got off
to a hectic start immediately. Standing at the completely wrong bus stop my
professor, the pushover, spotted me from across the street. Knowing of my
travel plans from talking her ...
So the Yotel was something else!! Just a dog box really....try getting yourself organised in less than a metre square of space with a dodgy back.....not much fun but I got a couple of hours sleep and lost my crazy ***** edge....Ange was very thankful for that ;-)
Checking in was fun! NOT!!! Something on me beeped which meant I was subjected to a very thorough frisking from the female security guard while the very cute male security guard stood there ...
... was less than impressed!! And I didn't sleep well either, booo! Sunday 28 April 2013: I let myself sleep in a bit then had a chat to my sister in the morning. Then went to ask what had been decided about the bed collapsing and the lady said she still hasn't been able to contact her manager and wasn't able to give out refunds or move me to another room without permission. It felt like a slap in the face!! I really didn't want to sleep on the floor again or to pay €30 ...
... with popes tombs (including John Paul II), the tomb of St. Peter beneath the incredible altar, and several gorgeous sculptures and paintings. The size of the basilica was astounding, and the ornate details of the columns, ceilings, domes and art just blew our minds. But mostly, the historical and religious significance was heavy, and moving. We had just enough time to get into Castel Sant'Angelo and walk around. Formerly the monument to Hadrian, then ...
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- Pets allowed