Hotel Ludovisi Palace
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September 20, 2007 We have finally arrived in Rome! We had a 3 hr layover in Milan all was fairly uneventful till we picked up the luggage. Something wet and sticky had been spilled on the outside of mine, but nothing too serious. It is in the mid 70s sunny and beautiful. We have checked into our room in the Ludovisi Palace, settled in, and are …
... the image seems to appear any time the great books are mentioned, so I was very familiar with the piece already.
Finally I was able to see the main course of the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel. It was incredibly beautiful but much different than I imagined. I expected the chapel to have side chapels (I guess I am so used to seeing that here in Rome), but it was a rectangular room. Honestly, I should have expected it to be a simple rectangle, after all it is ...
On Friday, we flew Ryanair from Santander to Ciampino Airport in Rome. These are literally the smallest airports you will ever see. It took less than 15 minutes to check-in, get through security, and find our gate. There's max 5 gates, and that's being generous. Ryanair is a cheap airline in Europe, but the big drawback is that it is very picky with weight and what you can bring on. The weight limit was 20lbs with small dimensions. Since my backpack is rather large, I couldn't ...
Don had bought tickets online for the Vatican Museum for a 9:30 am entry today. We had a quick breakfast then headed over to the metro station Termini. We figured out which line and direction we had to take to get to the Vatican and headed down to the platform. The whole area was jammed with people. Once we were in the middle of the crowd there was no changing our minds. It looked like it would be quite awhile that we would be waiting, but it was only about a four or ...
•Metros to the Colosseum & ruins tour- inside the colosseum, interesting history, huge, hard to imagine people dying there. Ruins- Julius Caesar buried there. Everyone so tired & craving sleep. •Metro back with Scotty. Burgers around the pool: 3 euro entry! Swim ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility