Orto di Roma
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Non-smoking rooms
- Breakfast Available
- Free High-Speed Internet
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It's hard to believe we are finally here in Rome. After our plane ride from Dulles to Paris and quick change of planes, we were off to Rome. The flight from Paris to Rome was awesome as we saw the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, the Alps, and Mont Blanc. It was amazing to see these sights from the plane. Once we arrived in Rome, we hit the ground running. Our first stop was the Trevi Fountain which was under renovation. We still enjoyed seeing it. While at the Trevi Fountain, ...
... was the district where the rich and powerful Romans lived and played - sort of an ancient Roman equivalent of Oak Bay (no gas stations please). Included in this part was the Circus Maximus where chariot races and other sports took place. Finally, we braved the throngs at the Colosseum which was the Roman empire's main theatre for gladiator fights and other public spectacles. Our modern hockey arenas are pretty much the same design and size housing up to ...
... and I openly admit I am a liability as a passenger when scary things are happening! Today I did my best to choke down my physical and verbal reactions and Grant drove through all of this like a pro. If appraising doesn’t work out… Taxi Driver will be perfect!! His memory of driving in busy London traffic seemed to find their way forward today and he got us to our hotel safe and sound… although I think we both thought we might ...
... a country of its own.
The paintings were absolutely gorgeous and I don't think I really appreciated or understand the effort and talent needed for these paintings and artworks.
I couldn't wait to get to the blessed Sistine Chapel. As we walked in, I immediately got goosebumps which was followed by a calming sensation. It was beautiful and peaceful.
The intricate designs were incredible. I had never experienced a feeling like that, ever. I can't explain, ...
... then a square that was used for chariot racing (can't remember the name), then to the Pantheon and dinner at a yummy pizzeria. From there to the Colosseum. WOW!! 4 hours from being dropped off we make it to the hostel. In pouring rain we unload and get lost finding the cabins...
Rome started with a walking tour of the Vatican City with a local guide, who called herself Mama! We saw the Pope, Papa Francesco :-) from miles away... after that it was free time ...