Travel Blogs from Rome
... still standing! The Romans were a pretty smart and advanced race. - We were starving and so left the colosseum to find some lunch and just as we finished it started to POUR with rain. Like, sideways, blow your umbrella inside out kind of rain. We all got drenched and decided we'd just head back to the hostel and get dry and see each other the next day. - Once dry, Pappas and I decided to venture out again to Castel Sant Angelo which was a fortress then ...
... us and the story it was telling. The painting of judgement was really fascinating.
We then walked to St Peter’s Bascillica. We had lunch in the square outside and then walked in. It is huge! A remarkable church. We wandered around, we did make a little bit of fun of the statues we were seeing and the kids particularly enjoyed Ro’s commentary on what they were all thinking or saying based on their poses. Seeing the way they treated St Peter’s tomb ...
... part of her job! I will not bore you all with the art history lesson as I can’t remember most of it anyway. I’ll try to show you in the attached photos. The entire tour was FIVE HOURS; on our feet and no place to sit, even for a second. John and I had no idea that this tour was going to be 5 hours. It was crowded and in some rooms stifling hot. We didn’t eat lunch and around 3:30, it was becoming hard ...
As we have seen Rome we had day on ship and thoroughly enjoyed!!! Sat by pool and read book and lots of swims. Meditteranean bar-b-q on Lido deck. I stayed in bathers all day. Best night thus far on ship. Lots of drinks with Di, Annie, Rod, Susan, Tim and Ellie. Bed at 1.30 and crashed I am sticking to my no bed before midnight ...
... round the Forum but its only columns and I've seen them in the Age. We have been passing a cake shop/cafe on the way to and fro so we decide to stop for tea and cakes. The latter look so good that T can' resist temptation and succumbs to a mixed plate. I settle for a cannoli, which is like brandy snap with no ginger and a different filling. Come to think its nothing like a brandy snap. The other day we'd been turned away from a ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Soloroma Rome
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