BEST WESTERN Hotel Roma Tor Vergata
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... it was onto the township of Amalfi. Everyone else went for the Boat ride to view amalfi - but due to hurting myself the day before on the boat, decided to stay on land. I was able to have a look around and watch the locals. They were preparing for the Festival the next day and let off cannons, and had marching bands - so was an awesome experience. pity we wouldn't be there on the Saturday for the celebrations!
Once we all got ...
... called Urban Portraits, featuring work from 28 photographers from around the world with the theme of Agua or water in an urban setting.
We were two geographers, one engineer and a social worker and had a map, GPS and two guide books but it still took us an hour and 20 minutes to find the display. In hind sight it was in a lovely part of the park close to the Pincio, the "most famous" panorama ...
... tour of the Colosseum today and I hope it means that we can walk on the ground floor of the Colosseum. We walk an hour from the apartment and reach the Colosseum with 20 minutes to spare. The clouds are coming over today so we're hoping the rain stays away a little longer. We meet our tour guide and start with a history lesson on the platform where the gladiators used to fight. We learn about how the different levels of seating were assigned based on your social class with one and ...
... may have been sacrifices made during paganism also around the drainholes in floor. If you have time, google "snow in rome pantheon" and watch a video!! This afternoon, we went to gladiator school! We were greeted by an absolute hulk of a man dressed in ancient gladiatorial dress( literally) and believe me, none of the children would have dared to laugh, he looked scary and played the part well, after inviting us, slaves, into the arena ...
... of a large monument to Giuseppe Mazzini, a writer and politician, who proclaimed the Roman Republic in 1849. Just around the corner from the monument lies the Roseto di Roma, the Rome Rose Garden, a public garden filled with every species of rose imaginable. By this time, a few sprinkles of rain began to fall, but not enough to put a damper on the colorful spectacle of this beautiful setting.
We then started a gradual uphill climb to the ...