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... and thorough... And knew the differences between Catholics and Protestants. The Raphael rooms were great, as was the Sistine Chapel. Checked another masterpiece off the list "must sees". Really enjoyed the Last Judgement wall as much as the creation ceiling.
St. Peter's was over the top. Lots of marble!
We visited Fortress ...
Woke up today and decided that it was time to deal with my abscess which has been growing at a fast rate. Found an English speaking dental surgeon up the road who, with his assistant, spent two hours working on my tooth to see if it was fractured (which would explain why the abscess keeps reoccurring). Unfortunately the verdict was a big fracture, with the only option to pull it ...
... invites exploration -- particularly the alleyways the locals call streets and the houses with balconies jutting out over the slopes. En Route to Castel Gandolfo The road to Gandolfo leads through a few worth-a-visit towns on the way. Genzano, on the other side of Lake Nemi, has views of the countryside and a 17th-century palace that belonged to the Sforza-Cesarini. Ariccia is an ancient town that sent representatives to meet with Tarquin the Proud on top of Monte Cavo 2,500 ...
... with great big bowls of pasta and red and white checked tablecloths and a boars head on the wall! I find myself thinking quite a lot about Asterix and Obelix while in Rome!! Pretty good history lessons in those books.
We strolled around the alleyways and looked in teeny weeny shops, then we all had a gelati and headed back home to collapse. Tomorrow Pompeii!! Will post photos while travelling on the train to Pompeii…free WIFI..woohoo! Am heading to bed RIGHT ...
... and then walked a short way to see the Spanish Steps,the Pantheon, and the Trevi Fountain. The legend of the Trevi Fountain is this: throw one coin if you want to return to Rome, 2 coins if you want to return to Rome with the same person you travelled with, or 3 coins if you want to return to Rome with someone else (preferably someone you like). We ended the evening with a delicious dinner at Ristorante Zagara. We were served, bruschetta, pasta with eggplant ...