La Torre Sebastiani
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... of gourmet food and drinks. La Boquieria has a different flare. In my opinion, it's like a wet market with a number of different eateries here and there. Some stalls sell fresh meats (fish, pork, beef), fresh fruits and vegetables, combination of both, nuts, spices, et al. Everything you can think of in a wet market. The eateries offer wide variety of meals depending on their specialties.....there's one that makes fresh crepes (yum!)....one known ...
... is our guide again. Roman & catholic history is very gory & full of scandals & naughty people including naughty Pope's. Hugo makes the facts of history interesting & fun. We even walk past the Pope's tailor. He explains about one Pope in history is so fat his gown was like a hospital gown & they had to winch him up to the pulpit. He was a party Pope & had parties where a huge pie was baked & when he cut into it birds flew out. Crazy ...
... of the life of Christ. The most impressive section of the room is still the ceiling. Although it is entirely flat, it appears to be 3-dimensional; saints reach out to you, pulling each viewer up to heaven. In the very back is the large, wooden doors that remain locked unless it is time for the election of a new pope in the traditional Catholic process known as conclave. The best was still yet to come. St. Peter's Basilica is by far the greatest and ...
... art). There is a time era difference between their modern art and ours, with a lot of it been from the 1800's. Ours tends to be more from 1980's! After that I wandered about finding the Spanish steps and the shopping around it. The next morning I caught the metro to Testaccio, a working class suburb relatively close to the central city for my good tour. In short, it was amazing. There were only 3 of us- 2 Americans and I. The guide was ...
... in millions and millions of churches. Fun Fact, there is literally a church on every corner in Rome - not exaggerating. We then went into a quaint little church and the priest was SO nice, but did not speak much English. He took us over to one of the sacred chapels in the corner and gave us all a cup of what looked like water. We were all SO confused what to do with it, wether we were suppose to wash our hands with it, or drink it, or I don't even know! He then proceeded to show us ...
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