Manuela a San Pietro
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... cocktails. It got cloudy, it was great!! Then we walked to the Circo Massimo (Circus Maximus), an ancient chariot racing stadium and the place of the first ever Olympic Games. It's a big patch or dirt and weeds.. Still interesting but I had assumed it had been maintained! One end was under construction, how unusual, it was sectioned off from the dirt part but still had some brick work left. We walked back to our hotel and an elderly Italian lady ...
... ate some pasta and visited the Colosseum. I was pretty much losing my **** walking around that thing. It's immense. I'm in Rome for another five nights so I've plenty of time to write about the city, but here's a few initial impressions.
First up, this place is ancient. Some streets look like a typical European city, then suddenly you'll walk around a corner and there'll be monolithic ruins staring you in the face. There seems to be something to look ...
... mainly Michelangelo, Raphael and Raphael's pupils. Most artworks show ancient Rome, the pope or Christ.
Gallery of Maps
A large hall of maps of Italy. The left side shows the West regions and the right the East.
It's a bronze ball in a ...
... in case there's a story. A woman with one of the crews, who Ang picked to be the TV journo., asked us if we'd seen other more interesting things - we weren't sure if she was trying to get rid of us. Our hotel was only a couple of hundred metres away up Corso - the main shopping street - and we could see that we had stopped short by literally metres of seeing the government buildings on our walk down Corso yesterday. We returned to our room to rest our feet, freshen ...
... Vatican would have such a large collection on ancient Egyptian artifacts. One of the major attractions, the Rafael rooms, was a series of rooms that featured frescos by Rafael. One of the most famous frescoes was the Athens’ School of Thought. This is the image with Plato and Aristotle in the middle of a large group of people discussing some philosophical matter. I was really pleased to be able to see this particular fresco because my high school has a large replica of the ...
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