La Torre Sebastiani
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... was the Roman Forum and Pallatine Hill. I think had it not been so unbearably hot (I think it was getting up to around maybe 34 degrees at this point) I would have enjoyed it more. I sought every tiny corner of shade wherever I could find it. I mean, there was even a damn queue for the water fountain. Times were grim. The Roman Forum admittedly was really interesting, although I was more preoccupied in counting the geckos leaping up the ruined walls than taking in ...
The famous she wolf statue depicts the story of two twins Romulus and Remus. In the myth, Amulius is in power and forces their mother, Rhea Silvia to become pregnant and conceives the twins by the God Mars or Hercules. After the twins are born Amulius demands them to be abandoned in the Tiber river. Somehow Romulus and Remus were rescued to safety by a she-wolf because she let them drink their milk. Later the twins were found by a Shepard and his wife. Growing up still not ...
... Craig did the blog. After uploading the blog we headed out for dinner a bit before 10pm - we've fallen into the Italian way. The nearby restaurant we had our eye on was full with a queue waiting, so we carried on walking for a short time and chanced upon "Ristorante 34" that had been recommended to us by Arit, but she had marked it in the wrong place on the map and when we went there yesterday we found a sandwich and cake shop which surprised us as a restaurant ...
... to come in, get the orientation, and tour the chapel."
Two distinctly Roman things stand out here: time is fluid and there is incredible beauty tucked away around every corner. The college is for American clergy and nuns to do advanced study in Rome. A nun gave use our orientation (what to wear, what to expect, where to enter etc) while a seminarian gave us a tour of the chapel. The chapel is not open to the public but is still in use for the folks at ...
... very popular with the locals - being blond haired and blue eyed is a bit of a novelty on top of the fact that they're very family friendly to begin with. She can't walk through a supermarket without being accosted by old people cooing. We don't speak any Italian so it's difficult to be particularly friendly but I did make a friend at the petrol station when I mentioned the 'The Who' sticker on the pump to the attendant. Christ knows what he was going on about ...
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