The Strand Hotel
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... centred in rooms of marble floors and frescoed ceilings were the highlights. While we were there there also was a group of school kids crouched on the floor around several of the statues sketching the poses.
We filed out of the Galleria at 11:00 and then began an amble toward an unknown destination where our friend Dan Fairchild's photographs of water scenes are displayed as part of an urban ...
... behind the Coliseum and see the Palatino and Foro Romano. We were lucky. They were having free entrance for 3,000 people on the first Sunday of the month - how's that for timing?! It was definitely very hot. We then walked back to the hotel and the sanctuary of our airconditioned room!
"Issue" number 3. Hope this remains an "issue" and is not a "Disaster". I can't read any of the photos taken on the backup camera! They ...
... Plus he did not head the warning not to touch the ancient brick. Heck, he had to use the ancient brick walls to steady his gurth. We stopped for lunch near the Vatican, before heading to the Vatican Museum for our tour. 7 Americans on this tour were lead by a delightful guide who was originally from Prague, married an Italian, and converted to Catholicism. She was an art historian and was fun and casual! The history of how ...
... his photo. He was amusing and not a nuisance to anyone else so it was a light moment. We then went on and saw the column that marks the spot of Marcus Aurelius' cremation. I have seen it many times now. I am glad I have the explanation now. I learned that the wall of the building next to it marks the old wall so his cremation was as close to Rome as they could allow. No burials inside Rome were permitted during the ancient times. Then we wound our way through more grand ...
... water and pour it in the stockpot as well.
3. Let mixture simmer, uncovered, for 2 or more hours (the longer the better, but minimum 2 hours), stirring occasionally.
4. Serve hot over fresh pasta.
I ate at 7:30 PM, which is really late for me! And it's good! It’s a little salty, and I probably should have peeled the tomatoes that I added, but all in all it’s good. And I’d do it again. Now the ...