Hotel Lago Verde
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... it was just one nights! We made our way Travestere, a cool, urban hip zone..where we had dinner! We strolled along the Tiber river and played Gitoni! There are lots of people here and I feel the most insecure here. Along with big city comes big city problems. There seems to be lots of garbage, homeless, and pollution. Just don't feel that safe here. We thought we saw some guy scope out our car and hope to the heavens that it would not be broken in to! Off to bed... Early am??bike ...
... seamlessly into a place of worship, rest, and reflection. There is church and chapel, courtyards and overlooks, all with charms to be enjoyed. There is a museum and café as well. They are very strict with the hours and at 1:30 they throw everyone out until after a lunch time break and then they reopen at 4:00. We knew we would be returning with friends and family many times so we started ...
... to bomb the monastery although General Kesselring had informed the Allies that no German troups were in residence. Subsequently the Abbey was totally destroyed and the German Army moved into the ruins and were then in a stronger position of defence than before.
3 times the Allies assaulted the steep mountain and 3 times were beaten back with major loss ...
On the coach again by 7.45am as we have an early booking to visit the Vatican and the Sistine Chapel. Just as we'll we have priority booking as the line to get in was miles long, there is no way we would stand in line that long. The heat would be unbearable waiting, it was bad enough just walking around with our guide Amelia and she tried to stand us in the shade as much as possible. Words can't describe what we saw, I'll just ...
Cassino was enroute and as I had read about it as a major batter during WW Two I thought I would stop off. The battle lasted just over 4 months in part due to Monte Cassino, a large peak with an abbey atop it.
The allies were coming from the south of Italy attempting to reach Rome and the town of Cassino was in the way, ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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