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... for many of the timeless frescoes painted by the masters. A little lesson in Frescoes here: A fresco is actually while the plaster is wet, so that when the plaster dries the paint is actually a part of the wall. That is one of the reasons why these are so vibrant and still here today. No think for a second all you artsy people, if you have to do this while the plaster is wet (and plaster dries reasonably fast), think about doing the Sistine Chapel ceiling, bit ...
... place. The history, architecture and ruins are really something. It is a imposing place and must of been daunting for those who competed in the arena. Looking from the stands and trying to imagine the place as it would have been those thousands of years ago. With the lions and the slaves competing often with their very lives at stake. We actually had rain for the first time in weeks. As we were queuing it started to rain and then rained ...
... and the Spanish Steps right away, adding in a tour of my daily hang-out spots (studio, the apartment, and the gelato place I always go to).
The next day, his first full day here, we visited the Vatican and Vatican Museums. Though I have been to Vatican City a few times, this was my first time going into the museums. They had a lot of great artifacts ranging from a variety of cultures and time periods also giving access to ...
... the city. However, getting down them was a different story. This really is a popular hangout and not in a good way. We had to weave our way through the HOARDS of locals, tourists and street sellers just to make our way to the bottom. Not really our idea of a cool place to hang, so we moved on quickly. After another short walk we arrived at the Trevi Fountain, another must-see sight in Rome, but really, it's just a fountain. You're supposed to stand in front of the fountain and throw ...
... tucked in) into the Centro to our hotel where we dumped our luggage and headed for the Termini (central station ) to return the hire car. Fortunately I had returned one in 2008 (Danny and Angelina will remember ) and remembered that it was on the 7th floor of the Radisson building which saved much time driving around in circles.
Anyway tomorrow we are off to the Colosseo and Forum and Palatino. Until then "ciao".
Other places to stay in Rome
Viale Castello Della Magliana 65, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $112
- Good deal if you don't mind the location
- Spacious, convenient, affordable way to start/end trips
- Good ending to our Italy trip
Vatican City, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $116
- Central to all the major sites in Rome
- Hot, Noisy, You Can Do Better
- Nice but noisy
EUR, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $98
- Enjoy your stay, don't make a fuss about the distance !
- Good hotel, very friendly staff
- Depends on your priorities -- I liked the hotel a lot
Monte Mario, Rome | 5 star hotelfrom $264
- Treated like royalty
- The Cavalieri Hilton is Outstanding
Historic Center, Rome | 5 star hotelfrom $305
- Top Notch Hotel
- Westin Excelsior March 2004
- Fantastic Empire stile hotel
Historic Center, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $146
- A great hotel for a city break
- If you want to be next door to the station...
- Not really a 4* hotel
Trastevere/Aventine, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $110
- Bad impression
- Thank you Trip Advisor! Spot on!
- Good hotel, questionable location!
Trastevere/Aventine, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $139
- $$ = what you get
- Near city with a pool
- Acceptable but not great
Ciampino Airport, Rome | 2 star hotelfrom $84
Vatican City, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $182
- Visconit Palace - Excellent Value
- Good location & Reasonably priced
- Good hotel
Via Colonnello Tommaso Masala 54, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $125
- Very Nice Hotel Outside Center of Rome
- Really outside town
- Disorganised expense
Ardeatino, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $99
Historic Center, Rome | 5 star hotelfrom $309
- EXCELLENT IN EVERY WAY
- Loved it
Castro Pretorio, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $165
- Great service!
- Rome Is Calling Me Back
- What a Load of Rubbish
Appio Claudio, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $71
Trastevere/Aventine, Rome | 3 star hotelfrom $76
- Do not go
- This hotel is hell on Earth
- Great for tour group
Via Prenestina, 944, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $72
- A good stopping point - on your way to city centre
- One miserable experience after the other
- Not recommended
Trastevere/Aventine, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $82
- Great Hotel! Loved it!
- Great hotel
- Great hotel
Trastevere/Aventine, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $132
- Very good hotel in a quiet place!
- Nice, but too far from major attractions
- The Villa in the Pines
EUR, Rome | 3 star hotelfrom $88
- Great hotel but not for tourists
- Una mala ubicación, un buen hotel
- Un hotel muy bueno
Trastevere/Aventine, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $100
- Great Value
- A great hotel in great grounds
- Simply Fabulous!
Trastevere/Aventine, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $78
- Refurbished Rooms
- Come on! It wasn't that bad.
- Not a **** hotel!!!!
Historic Center, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $170
- Perfect location
- Very Central
- Great location
Historic Center, Rome | 3 star hotelfrom $88
- Poor time at the Porta!
- Loved our stay here
- Very noisy hotel
Suburbio Aurelio, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $68
- Generally good
- NOt very central to the sights
EUR, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $82