La Torre Sebastiani
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... the Pauline Hall was just sumptuous, even with its foot high words by Pope Paul III in the 1500s"All that within this castle was once decayed, defaced and inaccessible, now through the merits of the pontiff Paul III, one sees restored, set in order and decorated to meet the needs of solidy, comfortable utility and fine elegance." Such humility! He also had the walls painted with allegorical picture of himself as Alexander the Great, Hadrian, ...
... getting stronger with all of the walking and I thought I could manage it.
No problem! There are several levels so there are opportunities to rest—ha! The first level is where the tomb of the Unknown Soldier and the carving of Italian military are located. There are always 2 guards standing at attention; they changed guards shortly after I got there at 10 AM. Later when I left, the guards on duty were wearing rain ponchos! The next set of stairs leads to another ...
... island hopping - Running into my boss in Vernaazza - Eating gelati at every opportunity - Karl Stefanovic pizza boxes - Watching the sunset over Florence - Wine and chips while waiting for the sun to set - Rob and his desperate search for anything but pasta and pizza for dinner - Amazing apartment in Florence where we could pop back for a rest in the afternoon before heading out again - Net and her "It's just Art and **** " ...
This morning we had to be up really early because we had a tour of the Vatican city so we had to get there in time. Our tour was a private one which allowed us to go in before the general public. The Vatican city was just amazing. I didn't even know this but there are actual people that live in there. I mean I know the pope does and some other people but I didn't know that there were just normal people. It was due to the fact that when they created the wall around ...
... was going to be driving passed in his Pope Mobile, to wave at the masses - very exciting!
We are sorry that we missed the opportunity to get our feet washed by the Pope, that would have been something to write home about!
Floriana, our beautiful hostess, was at the apartment to meet us. The apartment has been in her family for 100 years, and was her grandmothers. Her mother was born here, ...
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