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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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Yesterday we woke up and had some time to kill so we decided to walk around the train station again. I'm trying to collect stickers for each of the places we've been to so we managed to find one which said Frankfurt. At 13.30 we caught the train to Cologne after waiting in the bitter cold at the train station. The trains here are very different as they have automatic doors between carriages and have designated "quiet carriages" where talking is ...
... pope. I hope we get picked. The mass starts at 10am. We ate gelato on the way back to the hotel today. Catherine ate pistachio and Sean ate a Amaretti gelato. The pistachio did not taste like in the US, the cherry gelato tasted sweet. After the Vatican we went to St Peters square to make sure we can find it. It can hold 60,000 people and is huge. The pillars are about 8 feet in diameter and about 3 or 4 stories high. I'll post pictures ...
... was smelly and busy) ride along the canals, including
the Grand Canal, from which we could view the Rialto Bridge, one of only four
bridges to span the Grand Canal. After that we all dispersed into groups, and
the first order of business was of course to find some Italian food. In my case
the most amazing pasta with a simple tomato sauce and lashings of Parmesan
cheese. Simple, but heavenly. I really should be writing this as a food blog,
about how I ...
... does not pay the fine, which by now is much larger because you didn't pay the fine in a timely manner. You will pay $75 dollars for each ticket 2 months later to find out you are a fugitive in Italy. The best plan is to avoid all future tickets and hope the statute of limitations runs out before you get caught by the Carabinieri.
The Carabinieri: I have rarely seen the Carabinieri stop anyone. If there is a wreck, or sometimes ...
... in beautiful art work. Unfortunately, the huge number of people and the almost equal number of security guards take away from the expected feel of the chapel. I was also a bit disappointed as every 5 seconds the security yells that no one is allowed to take photos. I guess its not a chapel you would go to in order to appreciate the art or meditate in silence. This wasn't a huge issue for me but I was pretty hung over so it wasn't pleasant.
Our last night in Rome ...