Residenza Paolo VI
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... let’s see what Ostia looks like.
We arrive at the station. Not raining. Blue skies. YEAH, I do my happy no rain dance, which is very much like my happy luggage dance, only without the luggage! Clearly, it has rained, hard and fast. The puddles were big, not deep and everything was wet. At least the rain cooled things off…for now anyway!
We walked over the freeway and at last….Ostia Antica. We paid, ...
... km. Some highlights were 'Laocoon' (Greek statue of tormented father and sons, whose agony signals the fall of Troy), an absolutely massive circular marble Roman bathtub, 2 huge purple porphyry sarcofagi made for Constantines wife and daughter), amazing Roman mosaics and frescoes. Another highlight was The Last Supper tapestry (the tapestries are always massive wall hangings) which has replicated Leonardo's painting with incredible detail. After all this we got to ...
... have been short orientations and tours with professors to familiarize ourselves with the neighborhood around our studio-just a mile North of our apartments. The studio is absolutely gorgeous. It is in an old palazzo owned by the Cenci Family for centuries, so it is a converted apartment into studios. All of our classes are held in this building or outside on ...
... a bidet or a spa bath for a week. We get the rundown from Angelo on transport and dining. He has some sort of ownership (we never get he full details) in a nearby restaurant called Meridionale, which we later find out had originally been called Il Boom itself before a refurb a couple of years back. It sounds good, and we get an automatic "Il Boom" discount, so we decide to keep it in mind. Despite assurances from Angelo that Roman water is excellent we decide to stick to our ...
... the Forum. We walked through the remains of homes built by
Augustus, Tiberius, and Septimius Severus. Nero's palace would cover six football fields! It was unbelievable that we could walk the road that still had many of the original paving stones and could see ruts left by Roman wagons.
Saturday, Oct 5
Strong thunderstorms and heavy rain greeted us as we stood in line to get into the Vatican Museum. Unlike many others in ...