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... they had to light the way. Both the animals and gladiators were lifted in to the area by a series of lifts specially designed to make it appear to all, that they had appeared from nowhere. After the underground we were then able to visit the 3rd level and it is from here that you really start to get a better perspective of just how massive the whole arena was. The views (& photos) were incredible. The Colosseum guide left at this point, told us we could take as ...
Howdy all, hope you are well... As usual ill mention the favourite subject of or nation... the weather here has been varied, some lovely sun followed by stormy thundery showers!
On Friday we managed to have a BBQ in the sun, and I found my new favourite cake, "torta di nonna" I've requested the recipe by the chef, so I will hopefully be able to utilise my baking skills at some point soon...
The wet weekend meant we watched a few movies, one ...
... time the city is so old you just can't put it in words what you are seeing. Ancient ruins everywhere, fountains galore, so much water here they have water fountain taps all over the city that you just refill your bottle. We did get to see the site where the original Ben Herr movie was made. Our Rome by night tour was a little dismal we did however get to see the famed trevi fountain & got to throw our coins in so here's hoping we get to come back to this amazing ...
... br> A few fun facts about the Colosseum. "It was built in 70 AD, is considered one of the greatest works of Roman architecture and engineering, and is estimated to hold between 50,000 and 80,000 spectators.... It was used for gladiatorial contests and public spectacles such as mock sea battles, animal hunts, executions, etc..." An estimated 9,000 animals were killed during its inaugural games in 80 AD. I couldn't help but think of Russell Crowe and ...
... an extremely old building (almost 2000 years old) and is well known by engineers as one of the earliest and best preserved use of concrete and still the largest unreinforced concrete dome in the world. From the outside the Pantheon looks . . . well run down, but considering it's older than many of the ruins in the Roman Forum it looks remarkable good. The interior of the Pantheon ...