Travel Blogs from Rome
... shop. (You would be amazed at how many people have gluten free options here in Italy, it is by far better than in California) Due to this allergy, another girl on the trip and I went down and found a little fruit shop. It is so cute and tiny and has the sweetest, freshest, cheapest fruit I have ever had. And it is is a 5 minute walk from the school we are studying at. I know I will be eating lots of fruit this summer. After ...
... us. We couldn't walk 10 feet without another one of them approaching us to buy an umbrella. And they just don't seem to understand "NO!", "**** OFF!", "GO AWAY!"
And all around the Colosseum there are men dressed as gladiators who are very friendly when they approach you, maybe pretending to lunge at you with their sword for example. Then they ask if you'd like a photo with them. We saw countless people fall for the scam. They demand 5 euro+ for ...
... climbing over the relatively fragile ruins. In the summer months [as with Ostia Antica], concerts are held in the ancient amphitheatre and the grounds are apparently lit to add to the ceremony of the occasion.
For a more detailed set of photos and explanations, see http://idialabprojects.org/hvtest/
The Villa d'Este complex [yet another UNESCO World Heritage Site] was built in 1550 at the behest of Cardinal Ippolito ...
... Garden The Orchard, The English Garden, The Parterre Garden, The Maze, The Cottage Garden, Lots of Courtyards, Fountains, The Woodlands, Sweeping Lawn and Gardens and so much more. On the way home we discovered something we haven't realised was there, just close to where we park our car, and around the corner from where we are staying. I was so surprised, I just had to take a photo, a very public W ...
After a quick walk back to the apartment for extra supplies we boarded a hop on/off bus tour and made a slow circuit around Roma. Unfortunately the sun had come out and it was back to a sweltering heat though was fine whilst the bus was moving. Got off after 2 hrs at the Vatican City and had a very reasonable pizza and coffee again before walking around the site and wondering why all ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed