Il Piccolo di Piazza di Spagna
Travel Blogs from Rome
... there is major roadworks somewhere on the main road from Rome and listening/ talking to some of the other passengers they were stuck in traffic jams for anything from 30 mins to about 2 hours...) The only problem with a quiet arvo and a late tea was that Bill (followed closely by Dave in 2nd spot) were led very badly astray by a hilarious waiter Iketut ( who hails from Bali originally and knows all about Rhonda & Ketut) it made for a very entertaining night ...
4:00 PM New York Arrive
6:30 PM Depart New York for Charlotte on US Airways 425
Missed connecting flight to Charlotte; spent the night in New York and flew stand by on the 6:00 a.m. fight
8:35 PM Charlotte Arrive
9:30 PM Depart Charlotte for Greenwood
12:00 AM Arrive home
... skeletal figures on its facade). And there is a pretty arch that Michelangelo intended to connect the Palazzo Farnese on one side of the Tiber to the Villa Farnesina on the other (it doesn't). The street ends right at Ponte Sisto (my bridge) but I hadn't even noticed it before now!
Still no rain but I was ready for lunch so I headed back to the apartment. I had my soup (it’s good, but it turns out different every time I make it!) and some ...
... it must have looked almost 2000 years ago. Adorned in its brilliant white marble, statues that have now been long gone stood tall and the atmosphere of 70 000 romans lusting for blood. The bare slabs of stone that are left after the marble and iron ore were stripped away is equally impressive. They are huge and housed some of the greatest gladiators of its time. The intricate maze of corridors and dens that accommodated the animals, heroes and slaves alike look ...
... GPS as well and then suddenly we were heading away from the apartment and over the river. We finally decided to get off and waited and caught another one back. Apparently the outward bus doesn't go down Ripetta, but the stop is still called Ripetta. Finally sorted we met the landlady and moved into the apartment. It is a funky little townhouse. The bed and bathroom are upstairs.
It is just about 5 minutes to Piazza ...