Grand Hotel Duca d'Este
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- Minbar in room
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Smoking rooms available
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Room service
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... late charge we had a limited choice of hotels.. Let's just say it's not quite the same as the Excelsior Vittorio in Sorrento. I have included photos of Ella in our ' superior room' . I am thinking about redecorating our bedroom at home in a similar all red theme. Check out the photo , glamorous eh?! Tonight's blog is on the short side as I think the photos of today's gorgeous garden really speak for ...
... they were still interesting though. On our second stop we were actually able to walk into stone tombs and see where the bodies laid. It kind of gave me the hibigeebies. Don't worry, I kept a constant look out over my shoulder for a friendly hand reaching out to greet me. Between these stops, we went to a beach on the Mediterranean Sea. I missed my Grand Haven sand, the sand on this beach was almost black and not as soft. It was still pretty, just different. The stop was very ...
... leads you into Villa Gregoriana, where it winds through a 200m descent. There are several "side trips" to views waterfalls, the panorama or roman ruins. Then it zig zags up the other side to where the tunnels end and the Great Waterfall begins. Looking forward to our evening spritz!
Tried to have a light dinner, as we were heading out to the performance of "Beyond" at Villa Adriana. Wasn't going to happen. Perturbed that we were ...
... designed. It still impresses me how beautiful and stately the sculptures are. We headed into the museum to enjoy some the the history of roman art and culture. We lucked out that there was a special Michelangelo exhibit of some of his works and unfinished pieces. Quite incredible. We also saw the original "She Wolf" who mothered Remus and Romulus. Inside was also the first Marcus Aurelius sculpture. When we left the museum, the sky looked mighty "angry" but ...
... it and from this archeologists are trying to figure all the ruins and their purposes with much remaining to be dug up. Like most places that go into decline, recycling and pillaging are rife so I am sure it is difficult after so much time has elapsed to get it completely right!
Being luxury for the time, there were steam baths, a pool and even under floor heating together with water features to help Hadrian relax during ...