Residence Don Bosco
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... there with the crazy horse memorial for sheer beauty and exceptional impact. It brought tears to my eyes. Michael Angelos ceiling was spectacular and Agnes description apt and helpful so we spent time looking for the unrestored sections to see how the picture had looked in the 90s, much darker than now. We left our guide there and headed to the piazza navarone to look at the fountains and then to go down under the piazza to spend some time in the roman ruins and look at a ...
... as he went. There was a mass taking place when we visited as well and there is just something about being in such a famous holy place, hearing the choir sing and then having Latin come on over the loud speakers that added to the impact that this place had on us. Another really interesting thing our tour guide pointed out was a fun project that was undertaken to demonstrate the sheer size of this, the second largest Basilica in the world. On the floor in various places ...
... of the journey out to the airport were stressful - a couple of one-way streets and a late call from Maj at a particularly nasty intersection. But, by-and-large, it was ok and I got there before the designated time. The guy at the drop-off punished me for only ringing this morning. He made me wait for half an hour before he would attend to me. Then he was very affable as he gave me a lift back to the bus station. We ended up in a detailed conversation on the differences ...
... dome. There is a giant oculus in the roof which provides most of the natural light and also makes for a beautiful almost peaceful feeling to the building.
I had been so excited to see the famous trevi fountains, everyone I talked to had told me about them and so was pretty gutted to arrive and find them emptied and covered in scaffolding. A good excuse to return to rome ...
... the machines! So we found our hotel/hostel without any bother. We rang the downstairs doorbell to get in...no answer. We tried again... No answer. Lucky for us someone was coming out with his rubbish, so we snuck through. The hostel was 3 floors up...I took one look at the lifts and decided I would be fine heaving 18 kilos of luggage up the stairs. So we rang the doorbell...again no answer. It wasn't looking good, and we settled down with our bags ...
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