Hotel Select Garden
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... out into St. Peter's square. We took some more photos there and then headed back to our apartment to relax before dinner. Most, if not all, of the good restaurants close after lunch and don't reopen until 7-8pm so we packed our things up and cleaned up the apartment. Since our flight was at 6:15am the next morning, meaning we had to take a cab to the airport at 3:40, we planned on heading to bed right after dinner. We decided on a restaurant nearby that had ...
... Clint knew all the questions to ask and negotiated a great price for an English speaking guide.
We joined the tour with an American couple & an Australian couple. Our guide, Tiberius was fantastic. He was so full of information, knew all the answers. He clearly was passionate about the subject matter and was excellent at educating us. He was very theatrical.
He held the kids interest for the whole three ...
... though I'm still far from being able to easily have a basic conversation in Italian. Im more comfortable going into the grocery store and having small interactions with the cashier or attendants. But during my first week, I've gotten a chance to really absorb some of the differences in everyday life between Rome and US cities like Los Angeles or San Diego.
One thing is the open staring. Here its normal to stare at someone on the bus or as you walk down ...
... the rest was! No transfers necessary - one bus line straight from my neighborhood to the school. How lucky is that?! 30 minutes later I was there, my new home away from home, the American Overseas School of Rome. Once I found my way onto the property, I was greeted with warm smiles, open arms, and the sounds of "Angela! We're so glad you're here!" It was a quick visit today. Dr. Pfannl, the director (who'd just got off a plane herself this ...
... large - with Bernini's Fountain of Four Rivers in the middle; the four rivers being the four major rivers in the world - I'll leave it to you to figure out which. We wandered through the piazza to decide where to eat dinner. We settled on a cozy outdoor restaurante and ordered many courses sharing each one and a great bottle of wine. I needed as much wine as possible because after 2 days in Rome my feet were killing me. Nick estimates we walked 10km each day so far. Well that means another gelati ...