Hotel Giardino D'Europa
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before taking us to the Airport for our afternoon departure to Geneva.
FYI - Rome is famously built on seven hills. Known as the 'Eternal City' it was the center of the Western World's most powerful empire.
There are some many and diverse historic sites in the capital that you could spend months exploring and never find all of them.
... due to this radial street pattern, making it difficult for Romans to move easily from the vicinity of one of the radial roads to another without going into the historic centre or using the ring-road. These problems are not helped by the limited size of Rome's metro system when compared to other cities of similar size. In addition, Rome has only 21 taxis for ...
... his family. It then transformed into a site for the Popes prior to the Vatican, and eventually transitioned into a site connected to the Vatican with a special walking path over the city's barrier wall. It was incredible to see how well engineered this site was with specific alignment of windows to each cardinal direction, a mote for protection, a chamber for prisoners, signs of an elevator for the popes exist, and even special 'trap doors' to easily remove an unwelcome guest. The ...
... out in the afternoon.
We had some tasty Cicchetti (Italian tapas) for dinner near our hotel. pickled fish (sardines and anchovies), eggplant, croquettes, yumm.
After dinner we went for a long walk to view across the Grand Canal at night. It was just stunningly beautiful.
Another train the next morning, this time to Florence. Another beautiful city. After we were settled in, we walked up to Piazza Michelangelo in the ...
... absolute chaos. Then had to drag our multiple suitcases down the street to our hotel which was a nightmare. They really should have had a bus to put us all on because we practically caused a traffic jam. Also I can't find any wifi to connect to where I am now so i'm using the computer in our hotel. So if anyone is trying to text me I probably won't get it. Rome is absolutely beautiful! I haven't been able to explore further than the ...