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Travel Blogs from Rome
... and visit the crypt down below.
It's lunch time, tummies grumbling we cross the Arnu river admiring the reminentsmof a 2000 year old Roman bridge into Trevestere where we are I searching for a restaurant recommended to us by some friends. We can't remember the name but with the help of a T shirt "make food, not war" and the help of Google we manage to find the name and address of Sette Oiche de Altalena. The restaurant is located in a little street off the beaten ...
... the official ecclesiastical seat of the Bishop of Rome, who is the Pope. The official dedication of the Basilica and the adjacent Lateran Palace was presided over by Pope Sylvester I in 324. ( Can I find places to visit or what?) How amazing is that? The first building of worship in the entire Christian world! And, it is fascinating. I spent 3 hours in here. I was only in St Peter's for an hour. This used to be the main church. The Popes resided here. Kings ...
... We were all organised for our tour by 8.30, easy, easy.
No matter how you feel about religion you would have to be impressed with the Vatican! We walked our feet off with our guide for three hours on the tour and saw so many amazing works in the museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peters Basilica. During our 15 mins taking in the Sistine Chapel a priest came in and said a pray and a blessing. I have no idea how often that happens each day but we were there for one of ...
... car horns and shouts of excitement in the wee hours of the morning after Italia had obviously won their first World Cup match against England, the visit to a Trevi Fountain devoid of water- immediately before the hugest of downpours and storms that soaked us to the bone on the walk home (and possibly helped to refill it?!), being without the internet for a week aside from a couple of visits to cafés with wifi, taking the time to ...
These past few days have flown by. We have been doing so much and I can't wait for the rest of the semester. On Monday we went shopping for cell phones. We arrived at a stored called Infostrada. We were looking at the phones and picked the cheapest phone we could get. But then we realized that we all forgot our passports!! The people at the store, who knew no english, allowed us to use our resident assistants passport for all of us. She knows Italian and was able ...