Il Piccolo di Piazza di Spagna
- Continental Breakfast
- Non-smoking hotel
- High-speed internet in room (free)
- Pets allowed
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After breakfast at our hotel we set out to meet up with our first tour group. The meeting point was right near the Termini station, so only a short walk from our hotel. We were taken by coach to the heart of classical Rome were we began our walking tour with the Trevi Fountain. Unfortunately, as with many old monuments it is undergoing a restoration, but is still completely visable and spectacular if dry. This is a good reason to return one day and see it in ...
... Everyone who travels to Rome is supposed to throw a coin into the fountain with their right hand over their left shoulder. Anyone who does this and makes a wish will one day return to the Eternal city, or so it goes. Since the fountain is closed, they recreated a mini Trevi Fountain for people to throw their coins into. This isn't good enough, however, so many people proceed to throw their coins into the empty fountain anyway. They created a pathway for you to ...
... She was especially interested in looking at the things they had studied in classics - the House of the Faun, the House of Vettie (closed for restorations), and the Villa of Misteries, (not closed but being restored all the same and we couldn't really see the famous mural of Dionysus for which the house is famed). Despite that there was enough to capture our interest and put us in awe of a volcano which happened in 79AD ...
Well here we are in a place called Rome.
I can't believe this place, they have started building all these large houses and strange places but haven't finished them? They have stones lying around everywhere and have roped off the building that haven't been completed yet, but no-one seems to be working on them? Maybe they were on strike (again).
We went to a place ...
... risotto and grilled calamari. Both were very good. We navigated back to the hotel on our own and got some great night photos of St. Peter's. While walking down Via della Conciliazione we saw several groups preparing rugs made of colored wood shavings and flowers to continue a 50 year old tradition by "Las Alfombras de Serrin del Corpus de Elche de la Sierra". Off to bed now, as tomorrow is going to be a very early ...