The Strand Hotel
Travel Blogs from Rome
... moon over the ocean, then as we went higher the reflection on the clouds. After arriving in Rome we took an airport bus to Terminii, then battled with the ticket machine before catching a metro to Porte Ferbe where we were met by our Airb&b host who took us to her apartment. Dick’s knees were playing up so he wasn’t happy we were on the 2nd floor. Fell into bed exhausted.
Friday 16th May
Went into ...
... few notes from the Italians.. Just a suggestion… Tehe. :)
After hours of preparation, we were ready to eat! I don't want to sound dramatic or anything but when I had the first bite of soup I almost cried it was so good..
I wish I would've taken photos of everything.. soon enough my friend will send me her photos and I can share them with you all.
Time to study for tomorrow's test. Wish me luck!
... walk the streets if the old town this time in the day and return to Piazza Navone such a different atmosphere through the day. So on we go taking in all the sights and sounds of a Rome for one last time. Back home up the St Peters road to the dome up the road past our local restaurants and home. Final pack things in the car and a glassa of wine and then Dafni arrived.time to gland fly home . See y all soon. Hope you have all enjoyed the travel ...
... look at and not be allowed to take pictures(Ja son's photos coming soon) of the fresco between the delicate fingers of GOD in heaven and man on earth is an experience that can't be explained. Blessed are the people that touch or kiss the feet of St. Peter, the first pope. So as we enter THE church, second largest in the world, we feel blessed even before we graze his feet. The Catholic Church being the largest owner of land ...
... and was built by Pope Paschal to honor his mother, Theodora whose image is in the mosaics with a square halo indicating she was still living when the work was done. There is also a jasper column relic which is said to be a fragment of the one to which Christ was bound before his crucifixion. We have just seen three beautiful churches that contain relics and mosaics but yet we had them mostly to ourselves. We are maybe a mile and a half or so from the forum and ...
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- Swimming pool