Gran Hotel Helio Cabala
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... but no worse than any big city, it is easy to get around and, despite all the warnings, we have felt quite safe. I, for one, had absolutely no idea just how much there is to see and do. I might need to make a mad dash back to the Trevi Fountain tomorrow and throw a coin (we learned today all the money goes to the Red Cross) to make sure I will be coming back too!!!
Off to have our last dinner in Italy (insert sad face)!! Ciao, ciao
One of the most popular statues of the Hellenistic era and the early Roman Empire was a naked athlete in mid throw of a discus. Likely participating in games like the Olympics, that were performed in the nude in that day, the athlete is hunched over preparing for his momentum to launch the discus from his hand into the air. This athlete is quite excellent shape with defined muscles and not a trace of body fat. The mans ...
... is such that it wouldn't collapse.
Then Joanne went off to get root canal therapy and a filling.
Scott, Mikaela and Ashleigh then went off to the Colosseum. It was amazing! It is really cool to think that 2000 years ago people were in this structure that still stands today. It has held fierce battles and had occasional held water boat fights when it was filled with water. It faced massive earthquakes that damaged some of the ...
... corner to visit the church of Santa Maria della Vitoria.
I’d read about this church in the novel ‘Angels and Demons’ by Dan Brown, and had always wanted to see it. The exterior of the church was fairly unassuming, especially by Rome’s standards, but the inside more than made up for it. It was exquisitely decorated in marble and gold, and the piece de resistance was the Bernini statue of the Ecstasy of St. Theresa , which was ...
... to the top but the Sinking Boat Fountain was under construction. I guess this is the widest staircase in Europe and Keats and Bryon used to live nearby.
Moving on, we visited our first church, St. Ignatius de Loyola. I graduated from Loyola High School and was taught by Jesuits and Notre Dame nuns. We took many pictures of all the churches but of course they just can't do them justice. This church was amazing. The main ...