Travel Blogs from Frascati
so, we're in Frascati!
It was a beautiful trip, we saw ancient acquaducts, and grape plantations.
The hotel is on a hilltop, and the station, all the way down, but it was an alright walk.Cacciani is pretty decent, family run hotel. Our room is not huge but we've stayed in hotels in Montreal that had smaller rooms.< …
We slept until 8am this morning, after going to bed around 9pm.The bed is comfy and the breakfast was great!
lots of fruits, yogurt, cereals, cakes, pastries, ham, cheese,
Today we will go slow, because yesterday was
really rough on Thom. He didn't sleep smoothly, so he kept sleeping
until about 9:45am. …
... got him me, the Schianos came up and we had cake for my birthday ;@) Here's info from Frommers on the Castellini Romani area: For the Roman emperor and the wealthy cardinal in the heyday of the Renaissance, the Castelli Romani (Roman Castles) exerted a powerful lure, and they still do. The Castelli aren't castles, but hill towns -- many of them with an ancient history and several producing well-regarded wines. The ideal way to explore the hill towns is by car. But you can get ...
... book called Going in Circles which is 90% based on her reuniting with her husband Mark after all these years. It’s a truly beautiful story. Mark knew Linda’s brother from back in the day. They were both married before, lived their lives,
and rekindled a friendship that turned into love. They’ve only been married 10
years but you would have thought it was a lifetime.
Tomorrow we will be docking to see Florence and the Leaning Tower of Pisa.
I'm figuring out that there is no point trying to write it all. So now just highlights. Walked from hotel to archeological area of Rome...about 30 minutes. We saw the lines for the Colosseum so we went to the Roman Forum first. We bought Roma Passes which was a good idea since you don't need to buy tickets (long lines) and can go straight to admission. We walked right in. Now here was my first mistake of the day. ...