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- Continental Breakfast
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... If one follows the tourists they are all headed somewhere, in this case to the Piazza Navona with the main 17th century baroque church Saint Agnese in Agone. You know the drill by now! Quite speccy outside but completely OTT inside – highly decorated pillars, ceilings and domes, many altars and sculptures. This was enhanced by the organ concert underway – so add the acoustics in the specs! Yet again, opulent but the peasants ...
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... there. We hopped in a taxi and had a communication breakdown. Phil was trying to talk to him in Italian; the driver was talking back in Italian and broken English. He kept going on about yellow. We thought he meant the colour of a Euro denomination. Sue pulled out a fistful of notes and brandished them at him while the driver kept trying to push them back in her bag while muttering about gypsies. Eventually we decided he was trying to tell us that he wasn't allowed to cross ...
... for public shows was begun by the Emperor Vespasian and completed by his son Titus. He inaugurated it in 80 AD with games lasting for hundreds of days, at which 5000 animals were slain. The colosseum suffered many fires and damage from lightning strikes and the last slaying of animals was in 523. It was used for Gladiator fights originally and they didn't always die it depended on the crowd, a thumbs up would spare his life, the action of the ...
... which ran from 10:00 am to about 1:00 pm. The hotel restaurant opened at 6:00 am, where we had breakfast and made sandwiches and bottled water. We packed Mom's back pack with our
lunch plus candy, umbrellas and ponchos. And we started walking the short route we had scouted out on SATURDAY.
But, man plans and God laughs! As we walked out off the hotel onto the street just being lighted by the sun, there were police ...