Hotel Sisto V
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Pets allowed
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... of 1881,(pp6, 19) it remained unofficially supported.(pp19-20)
According to Peter-Ben Smit, in Old Catholic and Philippine Independent Ecclesiologies in History, Loyson "was a source of concern" for the Union of Utrecht's (UU) International Old Catholic Bishops' Conference (IBC) because "the Dutch did not want to have anything to do with him and others could not."(p196) It was ceded to the archdiocese of Utrecht in 1893,(p13) although most parishioners ...
... were the people with all the money and they often collected the art. Besides the building itself, the real attraction of the Borghese is the collection of Bernini sculptures (Baroque I believe). Karen with her fine arts background is able to give us some "Coles Notes" on the history of the art involved. Unfortunately, it was stiffling hot inside the gallery - a little odd given the value of the collection and all the other security measures in place.
... glad we did! It was Sunday and Messina itself was basically closed. A taxi driver agreed to do a tour of Taormina and Messina for a total of 200 Euros for all six of us! We drove in a Mercedes van south along the coast for about 40 minutes. As we got up the mountain near Taormina the scenery overlooking the sea was spectacular. The oleander and bougainvillea were lush along the highway. The weather was sunny and bright.
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Sneaking through a cheeky 'Tour Guides Only' back door of the Sistine Chapel we were able to take a direct route to St. Peter's and avoid the pesky walk-out-of-the-country-and-back-in-aga in double security check. St. Peter's is so large. Such high ceilings. Where other churches build levels to add functionality to the church, St. Peter's leaves ...
... called him, outside the Vatican. Once introductions were out of the way, we entered into the smallest country in the world and started our tour. The early morning fog was thick over the Vatican, but we missed the long lines through security. We started by seeing the inside portion of Michelangelo's dome at the top of St. Peter's Basilica. From there, we caught an elevator halfway to the top St. Peter's and then ascended 327 tiny, winding, tilted stairs with the ...