Travel Blogs from Rome
... and take it away from the latrines. Our guide was a fount of knoweldge about Roman times and told us lots about life as a Gladiator as well as the architecture of the building. As well as exploring the main floor area where the gladiators would have fought we got to go up to the very top of the building with its view over all the ruins and a large part of Rome.
We then used our same tickets to go into the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. This is the area of Rome where ...
For dinner we were each given our own HUGE pizza! We were also given a yummy but salty salad. We can back to the hotel and headed to bed because we were exhausted from our first day. Gabrellas Tip of the Day: Everything is smaller in Italy. All of the cars are about the size of a smart car or a little bit bigger. Also all the room in hotels and apartments are small because they don't have any more room to ...
... Pomodoro in 1990 for the Vatican Museums.
Back inside to wander through the galleries. The Vatican Collection is one of the largest in the world as it is several mini museums that make up Vatican Museums
- Ceramics (18th & 19th) Century
- Miniature mosaic
And so on.
We moved through each of the different galleries in absolute awe, not thinking it could get any better, and then the ...
... To die for. This trip was one of the highlights of my travel, and my sister feels the same way. Our only disappointment is that we didn't opt to go to the Academia Gallery to see the statue of David instead of seeing the Uffizzi Museum, which did not hold our interest. Other than the less than exciting museum tour (and five screaming children across the hall from our hotel room), we were in a bit of euphoria while in Florence. (Never mind the ...
... fettuccini, a liter of white wine, bruschetta AND ordered a pizza to go. Weather the wine was great, or we were famished, we left the tratoria in a happy state. The waiter informed us that there was a great wine shop just around a couple of corners. We made a plan to buy some vino and continue the happiness over pizza dinner sitting in front of the pantheon later. This sparked a thought, the Pantheon! We have not been ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility