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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Up at 7 repacked, doesn't fit as well as at home. Supposed to be picked up at 1030, but todays a national holiday and theres a parade. So lets hope driver can get here. Just wearing shorts on to ship. Have bad blisters on heels. Maddie and family picked us up right at 10:35 am. Took us to Civitavecchia by 11:45am. On ship by 12:30. I ate dessert in Cafeteria. Now on pool deck waiting for room to be ready , apparently they ...
... a triumphal 8th century mosaic in which Christ blesses the facing worshippers surrounded by the four evangelists and the 24 elders from Revelation. Looking down, directly under the altar...there it was, in the same position as Saint Peter's but predictably much simpler...the tomb of Saint Paul. No crypt, no elaborate labyrinthian subterranean passageways, no necropolis...just a small metal screen guarding the visible rough hewn marble ...
... so I hope they spend the whole time looking at the ceiling where the beautiful frescoes painted by Michelangelo are! We are allowed to take photos in the rest of the museum, but not in the Sistine Chapel as the copyright belongs to the Japanese TV company who paid for the restoration, or so the story goes.
Lunch was gelato. I was not unhappy about this.
Then we headed to the train station to collect our bags and our train to Pisa. Just ...
... be here and looking forward to the days events. First the Vatican museum, with our local guide and wearing headsets we had a lot of I information about the magnificent tapestries and statues we were seeing. Then what I had been waiting for...the magnificent Sistine Chapel with the incredible work of Michelangelo. We were lucky there were not that many people there and could all take a seat for 30 minutes while our guide talked about what we were ...
We went to Castelini Romani area, just outside Rome in the oiler hills to celebrate my birthday. It was really nice as Brett had a groupon for dinner and room, then we also visited several little hillside town throughout the weekend. Many are tucked way surrounding lakes of the area and even the Pope visited the same weekend...I'm sure to celebrate my birthday with a few thousand other friends of mine too!! Friday we drove up to Frascati area and after ceck-in, we drove around to ...