Travel Blogs from Rome
... Note: this is a very residential area so it was pretty quiet. We found this restaurant, Ristorante Cannavota, and decided to eat here. Apparently it has 4 stars on Trip Advisor so SCORE! The owner or manager who greeted us is this little, happy, old Italian man. He kept smiling like a kind grandfather. Anyway, since it’s ...
... Rome for more than 400 years. The coup de grâce for the urban life of late classical Rome came when the Goth besiegers in 537/38 cut off the aqueducts. Medieval Romans were reduced to drawing water from polluted wells and the Tiber River. Commission, construction and design In 1629 Pope Urban VIII, finding the earlier fountain insufficiently dramatic, asked Gian Lorenzo Bernini to sketch possible renovations, but the project was abandoned when the pope died. Though ...
... Chapel and St Peter's Basilica. While this was my second time I still found it amazingly overwhelming taking in the various forms of art, architecture and sculptures created by Raphael, Michelangelo and Bramante. One of the highlights of this tour for me was our guides rendition of the history surrounding the creation of the last judgement in the Sistine Chapel. Including references made to doing it doggie style, others in the wanting what he was having and a ...
... a sense of humor and good humored me by answering my prayers! no more recording just as i registered my complaint! amazing! See all the photos from this no photo zone.
Am checking with my guide, Rick now to see what comes next. Will keep you posted!
Pantheon After a Serenade
Headed to the pantheon in my heart of Rome slow stroll, I did not make it far as my gps was flipping out literally changing its mind every 5 seconds as to which way ...
Today was history heaven as we retraced the steps of the Borgia Popes and the infamous Cesare Borgia. Castel Sant Angelo was amazing and the views at St Micheal's feet breath taking. From here we wondered to St Peter's basilica then off to the crypt of the Capuchin Monks and lunch at Hard Rock Cafe. Everything about Rome was glorious today! - Kerry ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet