Hotel San Giusto
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... on his phone. The guards made him go through and delete. He wasn't from our group so our guide was safe. He looked like one of those rogue guideless tourists :) We then met up again with our guide and made our way through a special door to St Peter's Basiillica, thus avoiding all lines. Perks of having a guide (are you listening photo taking guy in the Sistine chapel?) On the way we saw the Popes chimneys, where they blow black or white smoke when a new Pope is being ...
... buildings, and were given time to look at the souvenir shop which was mostly rosaries, medals and the like. Notably not including the calendar I've seen about in Rome showcasing the church's hottest priests. By then everyone's feet were done, Nike's notwithstanding (or maybe withstanding haha), and we were glad to get back on the bus. They dropped some of us at the Spanish Steps which is not too far from our 'home', and we stopped for dinner on the way back. The restaurant was ...
... and seeing the beautiful church, market stalls, cafés etc. On way back stopped at supermarket and stocked up on wine, bread, cheese etc. Dianne and I then bought delicious icecreams 3.5 Euro for huge cone. Managed a short rest til 3.45 then off again to visit Pantheon, Trevi Fountain ( under renovation still) then Spanish steps. Also ...
... paintings and portraits being done.
After a break in the accommodation we headed out at night to the Trivi fountain and Spanish steps and to also have a bite to eat. As mentioned earlier the Trivi fountain was under construction, which was a shame, but we were still able to appreciate what we both remember it to be and also the magnitude of such a fountain. We headed to the Spanish steps to sit and what was left of the sun go down. The ...
Today I walked to Palazzo Barberini, where an amazing art collection is housed. I bought my ticket and went to the stairs of Bernini's staircase and was accosted by a little Italian man who told me "no bag", so I had to go and put my bag in a locker for a euro. Then trek all the way back up the stairs to the first level. Where the same little man took my ticket and harumphed at me. He gave me back the stub which i promptly lost, having no pockets ...
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