Residence Don Bosco
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... was pretty mind blowing. After the museum we visited Saint Peters Basilica. After touring around Europe for around four years and seeing so many churches they all start to look the same, but the exterior as well as the interior were much more impressive compared to other churches.
The next couple of days we cruised around in the scorching heat visiting the usual tourist spots....
Starting with the Pantheon which is ...
Time jumped back again to Italian time last night so we got a good night's sleep and awoke early. As we got up, around 6:30, the ship was already docked. We had breakfast as usual in the Pinnacle Grill and then returned to our cabin to pack up and await debarkation. At about 9:30 we were departed and found our luggage awaiting us at the terminal. A bus was waiting and in short order ...
... and Chris got calamari. I really don't know why as it was just grilled so the flavour would have been quite strong and he doesn't like fish or calamari too fishy. So we ended up swapping. His really wasn't that nice but I ate it anyway, atleast I could stomach it, he hated it. 50 odd euros later and really not worth it, we went home. On the train journey home we had some little kids begging for money from a cup they took from their mothers pram which the mother obviously ...
... down, pointing at drinks he had served and saying 'qua, qua' (there, there), he actually was so unbelievably rude to everyone it was a bit hard to take in - but the coffee was good, and Mark had a coffee frappe, progress!
On our last night we settled into the area across the water called Trastavere, which has a wonderful student vibe, with more locals and less tourists - a nice end to our time in Rome. Hopefully our next stop in Puglia won't be quite as ...
... in the early 17th century. He was a great art collector and much of what the museum has on display was once apart of his personal collection. I am a big fan of statues, so Bernini is one of my favorite artists. This Museum is filled with his work and includes my favorite, the great Apollo and Daphne. It does have some wonderful paintings as well, but the Bernini statues are what I was there for. They allow 360 people in for two hours at a time, so ...
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