Travel Blogs from Rome
... to forget eg toothpaste, toenail clippers and condoms! Didn't need any of these! There are coin operated washing machines and dryers which would have been invaluable a few weeks back. There is an outdoor area with lounge chairs, children's play area and games area. Interesting concept.
As we say arrivederci to Roma we say to those of you have not been here, you must! There is no city like Rome and even if you only get here once, you must. Ciao ...
... keep walking, please no stopping" the whole while. But St Peter's Basillica did not disappoint. we've all seen some fancy churches, right? Not like this one! the base of Christianity, took 150years to complete, but it's never really complete. constantly being restored. Recycling (theft?) from the Pantheon went into this glorious structure. Also visited the Spanish Steps and then on to Trevi Fountain...gorgeous in the fading light of early ...
... 15 minutes for the younger brother, Max, to explain how to operate the Segways and then we were off on our adventure. Due to our turbocharged day before, we had actually already seen most of the sights he had planned out for us in the morning, but we were more than happy to take them in again and learn some of the history behind what we were seeing. I quickly learned one of the major downsides to Segwaying and that is that you have to be on or near the Segway all the time. ...
... at 43.3 meters – 142 feet. Also, an interesting fact that I learned was that even after two thousand years, the Pantheon’s dome was still recognized as being the world’s largest unreinforced concrete dome. Hummmm! After reading these facts, I hoped it wouldn’t collapse while I was here! Ha, ha, ha!
Taking the necessary time to walk all around the ...
... I was so angry at the tour people - letting two young girls off in the middle of Rome (and it was pitch black dark as well at this point) is ridiculous. Thank god Brianna is such a gun with directions, or it could have ended very badly... For tea we just went out and grabbed a takeaway pizza which we shared in the hotel Rome and started to discuss plans for the next week. (girls need to be back in London by the 26th to catch their flight home)
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool