Hotel Monte Del Re Residence
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Shuttle bus service
- Banquet room
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... excavated area known as the Forum to view the historical monuments there. Next on our walking tour was the incredible Coliseum. What an amazing feat of engineering it was for its time. It was just a great feeling walking around the inside of what remains of the building and imagining what it might have been like in Roman times to attend an event such as gladiators battling each other to the death or battling against wild ...
Bit of an early start again today to catch an 8:30 train to Milan en route to Rome. Had breakfast on the train using groceries we picked up yesterday. In Milan we needed to get from one station to another in order to catch our connecting train to Rome. Easiest option was the Metro. I had planned to walk the 1.5 km but it was quite hot And we arrived 20 mins late so time was a bit tight. The ride to Rome was fantastic. It's the first time ...
... how long it took to make these with such precise detail. They are said to be the best Byzantine mosaics outside of Turkey.
They have been preserved really well and are still shimmering and glittering in all their glory.
My favourites were the amazing midnight blue and gold mosaics in the Mausoleo Di Galla Placida. It is a really tiny mausoleum in the grounds of the very fancy Basilica Di San Vitali . The exterior is ...
... calories it was home to have a hot shower and get cleaned up.
Following happy hour we headed out to "Trattoria Serghei" where we had some of the most delicious pasta dishes so far on the trip. The resturant only served traditional Bolognese food. The owner was taken aback when I enquired whether he had Mozzarella cheese with the tomato on the menu. Not here sunshine. After that it was home to bed for an early start the next day. Next stop would be ...
... for the train to Florence. That was with our suitcases on poor sidewalks. Good for burning off all the calories consumed in the last few days. Unfortunately we missed the train we had hoped to take at 9.22 am, so it was a 1 hour wait for the next train. A chance to cool down from the 35 degree heat, there was not much else to do but watch the world go by. We noticed that Don Beanbag the slightly slimmer cousin of Don Beachball from Napoli had ...