Hotel Lord Byron
Travel Blogs from Rome
Rome is hotting up, I think it was mid 30s today. Sitting in the hotel drinking a Birra Moretti. Went for a run this morning then enjoyed breakfast on the rooftop of the hotel. Popped out to the Vatican to check that my ticket for tomorrow was valid. Thought I would travel back from a different Metro stop and got lost - not hard for me! Asked some ladies where the Valle Aurelia (Metro) was ...
... was Mom and Dad's 31st wedding anniversary. Dad kept saying 32 years, until we did the math for him. Apparently being married feels like eternity. After so many years, you just loose track.
It is so amazing walking through the ruins and realizing how ancient they are. America is so young, we have nothing like it. The tour guide was great-- without them you would not get as ...
... able to catch mass at the basilica, and see the Pope's prayer. I can say that I have fulfilled my Catholic upbringing by seeing the Pope in Italy (too bad he's resigning now). Then after this we headed back to the hostel to get on the bus for another long ride back to Milano.
Now my memory is fading on every detail of this trip simply because it was a few months ago, but I can say that Rome is somewhere I will visit many more times in my life.
... at the terminal because it had been rumored that roman mcflurrys were better than their north american counterparts. While neither of us can say that the ice cream was anything special, we can tell you that McDonald's in another country is absolutely chaotic and does not function as efficiently as in Canada. Before getting to the hotel we also bought a couple bottles of wine for ourselves. That evening Ben and I decided to ...
... travel experiences there, we had lots to talk about with the Nguyen family, and lots of laughs. A 100% chance meeting of two very different cultures and beliefs, we have to admit when we first learned everyone was from the same family, well sometimes that can be difficult, but when we found out they were all Jehovah Witness, yikes! we didn’t know what to do. Should we run or should we stay?
We’re glad we stayed! ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet