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Cheap and very friendly hotel, very enjoyabel, but it's not for people in wheelchair or prams... (No elevator.)
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... our feet.
From the Colosseum we headed over to the palatine hill and saw the ruins of the largest emperor's palace within the city center created for Romulus in which Rome is named. At the base of the hill is the roman forum or meeting place of Ancient Rome. In this city center were markets, banks, churches and where politics were discussed. This is also where Julius Cesar is buried. While a majority of the ...
... the structures really struck us, and we saw a waterfall, parakeets, and beautiful flowers along the way. We road a bit through the streets to the Appica Antica, which stretches for miles and is made of cobblestones. Most of the old, large stones have been replaced with smaller, bike friendly ones, but there are still sections on which we had to walk our bikes. We road a few miles to ...
... below the alter. There are two Popes lying in state - one coated in wax and dressed in Pope clothes, including the little red slippers and the other coated in bronze. Features are very evident. It was really hard to take it all in. St Mary's Cathedral in Sydney would only be 3/5 the size of this Basillica. Found out from the guide too that a Basilica is a church that contains relics. We then exited to the square - to see where the smoke exits from ...
... It has been really busy in Rome this week so we have kept our touring pretty brief as none of us are fond of throngs of people. We have quite enjoyed the neighborhood where we are staying. It is not touristy at all and the streets are always pretty lively. There is a fresh food market five minutes up the street and plenty of places to buy fresh bread, cheese, meat or pasta. We are loving it here!
... to St. Ignatius of Loyola. It's also a major Jesuit church, and it contains the relic of St. Francis Xavier's arm, who would have baptized thousands. It was built in 1586, and features the symbol of the Jesuit order: IHS or Jesus Homini Salvator, Jesus, Savior of Mankind. The ceiling fresco was done by Baccaccia, and features figures ...