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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... centres of the Grand Tour, when wealthy, young English and other European aristocrats visited the city to learn about ancient Roman culture, art, philosophy and architecture. Rome hosted a great number of neoclassical and rococo artists, such ...
... price for my re-arranged Ryanair flight ticket a day or two earlier. Can you believe it cost me 244 euros? I guess if you average the flight and accommodation costs together, then the overall cost is probably quite reasonable for a trip to a major European city at the height of summer.
Thursday afternoon was spent with three of the Italians I'd got to know quite well over quite a few weeks. Two of them - Gianluca and Gianmatteo - were the gastronomes I've mentioned ...
... led us toward the Vatican museums. Turns out she had been held up at the Vatican preparing our tour as part of the itinerary had changed. Never mind, she was great fun and very knowledgable (she is an art historian). We followed her distinctive white sparkly plastic orchid all around the museums, taking in paintings and sculptures by Raphael, Bernini, Leonardo Da Vinci and of course Michelangelo. See my pictures for some trivia I learned about ...
... the noon Angelus.
We walked from the apartment to the Castel Sant'Angelo taking in the sights along the way, and stopping at the PIT to purchase Roma Passes which had just gone up to €36 (as of April 1). We arrived in St. Peters square around 10:30 and there was a massive line to enter the basilica so, we decided the church itself would wait until later in the week. The activity around the square was busy but ...
... damage that was caused. I mean I'm no expert, but you would seriously consider moving wouldn't you? Even today over 40 thousand people live in the "Red Zone" of Mt Vesuvius, however at least these days they think they would have about a week to evacuate everyone before it erupted.
After the tour we had lunch at the restaurant next to the ruins, and it was at this point I was really struggling. I decided to get some lasagne and salad for lunch, however that wasn't an ...