Travel Blogs from Rome
Tuesday, July 8th
Yesterday was not exciting or significant in any way other than I was still living in Rome. Today, we went to the Castel Sant'Angelo. It was interesting to learn how the Pope's lived and all of the decisions they made years and years ago. Today we usually think of the Pope as a Catholic Leader, but at one time in Roman history they were not Catholic leaders, they ruled the ...
... a lawyer who I think specialsed in constitutional law, whilst Annasilvia was working privately for some kind of bank, but had studied politics in one way or another at university. So far everyone I'd met in Rome was incredibly informed on what was going on in the corridors of power, and on many occasions throughout the course of that evening they seemed pleasingly engaged in heated debates over their differing points of view.
At sometime around ten o'clock, Marta ...
... and then analyze its meaning and purpose. Pretty simple! Overall, I am loving being on this trip; there are so many things that I am sure I am leaving out, but most of you I am sure will hear about those things eventually :) you get all the important stuff ahead of time! Hehe :P Until next time!! Love you all! God bless!! p.s. Seeing as I have now been blessed by the Pope, it apparently is supposed to carry over to my family and friends! Stated by Pope Francis himself! So hey! You guys are blessed too! ...
... of minutes to stage mock sea battles here also. It took until the 15 th century before these horrific spectacles were outlawed and the stadium was no longer used. It is now only a shell of its former architectural design, but its still amazing to see and imagine what it was like to have lived in these times. You need many days to see key sights in Rome and we only had two, but I must say another impressive visit was to Trevi fountain, thanks to the ...
... drove by (don't think for one minute my family didn't tell me how impressed they were!). I picked a terminal and off we went. We found the drop off, they ordered us a taxi and we headed to our hotel.
We had a nice driver, as far as cab drivers go. His control of the gas pedal left a little bit to be desired; gas, off, gas, off, gas, off. I thought for sure I was going to be dealing with 2 car sick family members in the backseat when we got there, but they were ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility