Mercure Roma Corso Trieste
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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... this marvelous piece of architecture (for those who don't know, Rick Steves is a travel guide whose European guidebooks are excellent). It is massive - it is a third of a mile across. The floor (the arena) is no longer there but you can see the underground passages that were used by the gladiators. Spectator boxes towered on each side. The Coliseum was build at the height of the Roman empire and it served as a way to entertain and indulge the population - "give them bread ...
... turn around in the rain and walk back down it. We then decided to go pick up our jackets and my umbrella from the Hotel because we were both fairing badly using just the one without any jackets. So we ran down to the metro stop and got on the very crowded train. After catching the metro to the stop closest stop to the hotel. We huddled together again and began the 10 minute walk to the hotel.
We arrived very wet and cold. I made it to my room and changed out of my wet clothes. ...
... We were not allowed to take pictures in the Sistine chapel but the paintings by Michael Angelo were beautiful. The works by Raffael were also brilliant. St Peters Basilica was breathtaking. It can seat 60 thousand people inside. The statues are gigantic. The Pope is the only one allowed to say mass at the main altar. The bodies of two previous popes are on display inside. The Vatican is its own country with its own tv radio police firefighters and ...
... their own hands as they cross one of Rome's busiest roads here. We figure that there is safety in numbers, so we cross with a large group of tourists and locals, but this turns out to be an interesting exercise as motorbikes don't seem to care and weave through the group. We spend some time walking up Via del Corso toward Piazza del Popolo, browsing the many shops that line this street, before heading back on the opposite side of the road.
On our way back in ...
... friends came to Rome today Sat July12 and head back to the dance program Sun night @ 6pm.. They had to take a taxi to a small nearby town where the bus ( approx 3 hrs) brought them to Rome!! Yes my 16 yrs old and Carly 15 yrs old heading to Rome ( population over 4 million!!).. Anyway we met the 4 of them for dinner near the Coliseum.. The 2 other girls are from Iceland.. They were 19yr&17yr. and just really nice girls.. Of course ...