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- Free High-Speed Internet
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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After an all night flight from Singapore via Dubai we landed in Rome at 7.30am. When we arrived at Rome airport we caught a monorail to collect our bags and then had our first Italian espresso and latte at a nice little cafe. We then went to wait for our bus to arrive, once it did we hopped on and we were taken to our hotel the Crown Plaza St Peters and we checked-in. We caught a taxi to the centre to St ...
... I and dad took some photos and listened to our audio book/guide. This was a really impressive building. It was interesting to see that now you walk down a slope to get to the pantheon but in roman times you walked up a slope or stairs. This is becouse ground level has risen over time with gradual build up of particles of rubbish and rubble. When we ...
... Sistine Chapel is where the cardinals elect a new pope. Black smoke means no decision reached (created by burning the votes plus wet straw), white smoke means a decision has been reached (created by burning the votes). Up until 1996, the cardinals would have to sleep and eat in the chapel, they weren't allowed to leave. After 1996 under John Paul II it was decided the cardinals would sleep in lodging rather then in the chapel but voting still had to ...
... the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, the largest church dedicated to Mary in Rome. After a wander round and a goggle at all the impressive art within the church we headed off to our next stop, The Trevi Fountain, with eager anticipation. For Freya it was the attraction she was most excited to see in Rome, unfortunately however the fountain was undergoing restoration work and was not only drained but covered in tarpaulin, it was probably the lowest point ...
... probably half a kilometre to get to the station. We ended up running down corridor after corridor and made it.... Rome can not be seen in one day but we did a pretty good job of seeing just the highlights. Mind you the kids were exhausted and so were we, we decided to do a tour the next day we meet a guy on the train who recommended the CMB tour around sorrento and to the ruins of Pompeii, should be a lot less walking and less stressful! We topped the ...