Travel Blogs from Rome
... a big of rain along the way. Train travelled at times 240 kms per hour but very smooth. Our hotel is nice and the bed is amazing ya hoo. We took a quick trip around the main town area then headed to a little off the street restaurant for the best steak we have had on our trip so far. Nice to have dinner with everyone and learn a bit more about them it's one of the young girls birthday so we had an extra celebration for her. Big day tommorrow so it's nite ...
Today we visited the Coliseum, we had an "accompaniment" which means they take you down to the dungeons under the floor of the arena and then take you up to the 3rd floor. The dungeon area was interesting seeing all the different chambers and pulley systems to change scenery and allow the animals or and actors up ....the third floor area was a spectacular view point looking over the palatino and forum ...and into the main arena of the ...
... voting is completed. Rather, it's to announce that the soul of the deceased pope has finally ascended into heaven and the new pope can take over. This is because the seat can never remain empty. My favorite part was Michelangelo's paintings on the ceiling. I was stunned at how big it was and how beautiful. We weren't allowed to take pictures, but of course we snuck a few since everyone else was.
... but I managed to capture some excellent shots! Youppi!!!!
By now, the sky was a magnificent blue in color and the weather had gotten warmer! We were in for another gorgeous and sunny day! No complaints here! We eventually made our way back to the hotel for a short rest and a bite to eat before continuing with our afternoon explorations of Ancient Rome!
... in unison, allowing for the back to tumble back and forth like a drunken sailor, making it difficult to rush and look cool… But after about 20 minutes of wobbling to-and-fro, we finally manage to get Bertha safely on to the metro, heading to our hotel with disheveled hair and wardrobe.
6) after arriving to the hotel, we are greeted in our room with complimentary champagne and nuts. We then jump immediately in to the shower because we were meeting up with my ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet