Hotel Selva Candida
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... told to get off. oops wrong train. We waited for about 10minutes for the airport train.
At the airport we found the Ryan air check in. We were the only ones there at the time so sorted out our check in and when we turned around the line was massive.
We were hungry by that stage so found the good old trusty McD's and had breakfast. We went through customs and found a gate. There were 2 lines but they didn't say what they were ...
... and finally found the Spanish steps.... it then took about 45 frustrating minutes longer to find the bookstore. 500 US dollars later, I had my books for classes that are of absolute no use to my major (I'm a little bitter about it still..... but, hey, it's all about the experience, right?).
The story gets better, or worse, depending on how you look at it. If you've read my previous blogs, ...
... to be had at the Colosseum (every day it was open): people versus animals; criminal executions, for the lunchtime crowd; and gladiators. Speaking of the lunchtime crowd, down near the Colosseum on a Sunday afternoon, you are either on the tourist track, or looking at closed restaurants. We ate a pretty ordinary meal for a pretty ordinary price. Clearly, restaurants, down there, don't need to try too hard with a constant stream of one-time-only customers ...
... training holds to the arena, natural spring for the water to flood the arena. There is no roof of course now, but back in the day it would of been pitch black and only small oil lamps to light the way. The opening 100 days of tournament of the Colosseum , about 5000 animals and people died. This underground was where lots of skeletons of animals and people have been unearthed. Pretty gruesome, bit like league now with the no-necks.
Then we trotted upstairs to ...
After a good night's sleep, and perhaps a dose of the Italian air, the tour members arose this morning with considerably more vigor than they displayed last evening, when the effects of jet-lag and early morning departures had made zombies of everyone. The rather informal agenda for our first full-day in Rome was to wander around a portion of the historic center of the city, referred to as the Centro Storico, an area encompassing many well-known venues, such as the Piazza ...