Novotel Roma la Rustica
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... and wait times to get into these sites. We also needed to pick up our tickets for the general audience with Pope Francis the next morning.
So off to St. Peter’s we wanted to go. We asked for very specific directions at the front desk of the hotel, I was given ANOTHER map, and we walked to the bus stop. So far so good. We rode the bus to the street we were told – now mind you, the stops are not announced and the street ...
... you"). Snoozed (only an hour sleep for both of us the night before - what's with that??) then a stroll through the grounds of St. Peter's Basilica (still an enormous line up) and a delightful dinner - stuffed zucchini flower/olives starters then pasta dishes - great fare.
Slept over 10 hours and called our jet lag officially OVER! Yay! Leisurely breakfast delivered by Melda and Rosa Maria - full of chatter ...
We hadn't anticipated spending time in Italy, but we were craving a little pasta :) When we realized we had to connect somewhere to get to the other cities we plan on visiting, we thought, "Why not Rome?!" So here we are. With only spending 3 nights in the city, we didn't have time to plan our own excursions so we booked a tour company, Real Rome Tours, to show us the important sites. The "Rome in a Day" option was eight hours, involved a lot of walking and ...
... a car to take me and I had a plesant few days golf....... which had improved a little so I hope to be back for the golf festival in September.........though all my expat golfing friends had moved on I seem to have developed a nice group of Thai friends over the years. I saw my Dentist, Pip and her Mum, though I didn't play golf with her dad this time, both are getting old; Panu and Su, welcoming as ever, were busy though in the short time we had a lovely dinner and ...
... I took the hop on/hop off bus to get there (my feet were pretty sore by this stage) I sat on the top floor of the bus, which is open, and listened to the recorded guide as we drove around the city. This is where I really fell in love with this place. Every building is a work of art. Sculpture and fountains are everywhere. It is truly majestic. I hoped of the bus at the Trevi fountain, which was easy to find. It is beautiful. I was surprised by how big it is. And there ...