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... wind from their mouths. One Putto is the West wind, etc. We will visit inside of St. Peter's later in the week.
We next went to Santa Maria della Vittoria, a Church which houses another Bernini Masterpiece. Bernini the sculptor was a master of capturing the essence of the high point in a story (be it a Roman myth or a Saint's claim to fame) using motion in his sculptures. The piece here is the Ecstasy of St. Theresa, a "toned down" version of the story of St. ...
... veggies, food, limoncello, clothing, jewelry, and flowers. We ended our evening with dinner at Cavour 313, a small local place near our B&B. We are leaving Rome for home tomorrow morning after breakfast. It has been such a dream fulfilled for me to finally see many of the places that I have wanted to see for many years. We met really interesting people, ate some incredible food and drank some phenomenal wine, and saw art and ...
... of the Senatorio is perched a copy of the statue of the She-Wolf suckling Romulus and Remus, the legendary brothers who founded Rome. The interior of Santa Maria in Aracoeli, a church wedged between the back side of the Victor Emmanuel monument and the Palazzo Nuovo, impressed us very much; it's simply a gem. Dating back to the 13th-century, the church is adorned with side chapels and frescoes, a well-preserved marble floor ...
... tonight and we'd take the long walk back to the hotel in the afternoon rather than the metro. So, we walked round the outside of the colosseum, through a kind of bar/restaurant part of town, over a few bridges,and back toward the vatican to take photos in day light. There was a queue in the vatican grounds to climb to the top of the St. Peter's basilica.. And when I say queue, I mean it went round the whole Circe of the grounds almost! Crazy! I should also mention in this time ...
... as we were warned about the horrendous miles long queues. Nope. Not when we were there. There were more tour guides telling us there were queues than actual people waiting So my tip is to wait till the afternoon. Much quieter. Although there are still a squillion people in the museum once you get in.
There are so many things to see, that there is so little that is actually covered in the 2hr tour we had. We all had ...
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