Suite San Pietro
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... visited Borromini’s birthplace in Switzerland earlier on our tour. The church is somewhat hidden away behind the city archives, and unfortunately was closed. Nevertheless there was a sign outside with the opening hours, so Cesar will return tomorrow.
We have also been told about a unique exhibition of Baroque art at the Cipolla Palace on Via del Corso, which we attend. An outstanding exhibit.
Afterwards we continue on Via del ...
... was driving about 150km/hr for part of the trip to the hotel so it didn't take all that long :-) We found the hotel for Mom and Dad online and it is so cute, originally it was an old church. It felt good to just wander the streets looking for food and seeing the shops.
We caught a taxi over to our place we rented off airbnb.com and are settled into a cute, old apartment on a busy street with food and shops all around. It felt so good to fall into bed for a nap!
... 8217;t you?). You’ll also be pleased to know, we’re unlikely to repeat these when we return next year. There are still many places we want to visit, and have pencilled in for 2015, like Ravenna, Ferrara, Perugia, Spoletto, Urbino, Elba, Orvieto, Gubbio, Assisi, The Cinque Terre to name a few, and next year is the Milan EXPO too, but, you’ll just have to assume we’re there, rather than reading about it.
Right, until next weekend thenCFN
... the beach and lay in the sand. One of the nice things about the beach was that it is not a very "touristy" beach. Most of the people who frequent the beach are Italian locals. The Mediterranean was also incredible. The water was a teal/somewhat dark blue (think somewhere between the Pacific and the Caribbean). You could see for quite a ways down. The water was frigid, but not terribly so. When I go swimming in California, I freeze my butt off. Here, it wasn't so bad. There were ...
... grumpily on the loudspeaker. Also as this is close to the end of the museum I had been on my feet for about six hours and it is hard to feel holy when your feet are aching. To keep the kids going we promised to stop and get a hot chocolate or something on the way back. We stopped just round the corner from the apartment at a bar and the girls decided on gelato, Ryan on hot chocolate and Stephen and I red wine. It was great to find this was a bar which ...
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