L'Isola di Rosa
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- Outdoor pool
- Non-smoking rooms
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... a UNESCO world heritage site. It is the burial site for tens of thousands of high ranking Etruscans. (Jeremy Corbyn would have nationalised it). They were family tombs where funerals were celebrations of life rather than mourning a death. (I think there must have been a bit of Irish in them). The area is made up of volcanic rock and the most of the round tombs are carved out of the soft rock and then topped off making a tumuli. Inside, the Etruscan will ...
... like, now in ruins. Then it was up to palatine hill where the original roman palace was - with its own hippodrome for chariot races etc. After a quick bite for lunch it was time to start the afternoon walking tour of Rome. It was full of interesting historical stories - kinda like an ancient history lecture with real life artefacts!! We walked and saw the Spanish steps, Trevi fountain (unfortunately undergoing a restoration currently), pantheon, piazza Navona, campo de Fiori... ...
... fruit cups.
It was so, so hot today. Peddlers were making a fortune selling bottles of frozen water. Not frozen for long! By late afternoon we returned to our Rome Home to cool off and have happy hour (bruschetta!) before heading out for supper. (Italian)
Oh yeah. I found Doppelganger. Not mine ...
... countryside is amazing and oh the hills. Today was our toughest so far, and we met lots of pilgrims from all nationalities. We had French, Austrian, Italian, English, German and Dutch. There were two men who had met each other on the track that we named the odd couple. One English and thin the other Italian and large. Most of the people we met were staying at the monastery like us. Dinner was very lively, And I got a chance to practice some ...
... go through security check. At the ticketing booth, we picked up an envelope that contained a photo of Pope Francis which we thought was absolutely cheesy, and a pamphlet in Italian which I assume was asking for donations. Well, couldn't say no to free souvenir.