Excel Hotel Roma Montemario
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... allegorical figures, and filled with emotion and movement. In these fountains, sculpture became the principal element, and the water was used simply to animate and decorate the sculptures. They, like baroque gardens, were "a visual representation of confidence and ...
... for public shows was begun by the Emperor Vespasian and completed by his son Titus. He inaugurated it in 80 AD with games lasting for hundreds of days, at which 5000 animals were slain. The colosseum suffered many fires and damage from lightning strikes and the last slaying of animals was in 523. It was used for Gladiator fights originally and they didn't always die it depended on the crowd, a thumbs up would spare his life, the action of the ...
... and just as we walked past one of the screens again.. Little ole pope then began to give a speech! But since we have no idea what he was saying as it was all in Italian, we didn't hang around long! We had thought about going to one of the bridges near by to take night photos, but it may not be the best idea as thousands of people will probably be leaving soon! So we will maybe have a quiet night tonight, and try again ...
... tunnels etc where slaves would ensure the smooth running of the villa.
It is a MUST see if you are ever in Rome. Its an amazing place and we didn't even see it all.
Our next stop was the Villa D'Este or Tivoli gardens, up in the hills above Hadrian's Villa. Although the gardens were built 1500 years later, the Cardinal who built them has many parts of Hadrian's Villa in his estate. It was called recycling in the day, but it basically amounted ...
... tell. We also found Piazza Navona with its beautiful fountains. I was a bit surprised to have found it as I thought we were in a completely different part of the city. John took over navigation at that point. Ok, so we spent an hour and a half walking to end up only 2 blocks from where we started. Anyone can confuse a right from left turn. Jeeze, no sense of whimsy!
I’ve also come to the conclusion that, aside from its obvious cultural ...