Leonardi Sistina Hotel
Travel Blogs from Rome
... on the first night - oh yeah forgot to mention we went out to their local favourite restaurant on our first night (after granita) and tasted focaccia (though focaccia is just little pieces of square and thick pizza with topping, Australia lies with its double bread-ness), arancini's, fried mozzarella sandwich, chinotto and if course Martino's new favourite - birra Messina. On our last day we packed up and ran around looking for flowers, a card and some wifi so we could translate ...
... Or so we think...but we've managed to get by with the few words we know plus lots of hand gestures and noises! It's been a scream at times as we all struggled with one thing or another...having said that most Europeans speak English plus several other dialects which just goes to show how far away and isolated Australia really is!
Time to make haste for the little yellow coach...can't keep the Pope waiting!
... all the historical monuments.
We enjoyed our little studio apartment as it was a great place to chill in the A/C every afternoon. We weren't however sad to leave Rome. I'm sure there were lots of other things we could have done and seen - I do wish we would have had time to visit some catacombs and there was a "Gladiator School" that sounded like fun for the boys, but we were off to a quieter and more lovely place in ...
When we finished our explorations of Ancient Rome, we got a quick bite to eat at Caffe dello Studente. When the owner saw our guidebook in hand, she hurried us over to a table and said, "For Rick Steves, you ...
... me the boat I was put on. And I have to pause and feel grateful. Someday, after I'm dead I'm going to see something bigger. The answer to the boats will be big and shinny and I'll stand at the railing and peek over at the big truth that makes this all work. "Wow" I'll say to no one in particular. "I'll say..." someone from Bangladesh will respond. After a pause she'll continue, "That really was a good seat." "Yeah, it ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service