Travel Blogs from Rome
... of a group that we meet later, or (c) there was a cheap bit of real estate next door to the original embassy? Well, we know that repair work is needed from time to time, but Fontana di Trevi was a mess.... scaffolding everywhere..... we thought about throwing a few coins in, but thought it most likely that the burly construction workers would likely throw them back at us! Undeterred, we stumbled across a fairly run down looking building (Di Ignazio di Loyola) ...
... blown away by the culture and architecture of the city.
A few streets further and we made it to the apartment where we are staying ("Residenza Toniolo Navona Pantheon" (AirBnB) on Largo Giuseppe Toniolo). It is in a perfect location - almost dead centre between Piazza Navona to the west and the Pantheon to the east. It is in a busy little neighbourhood with lots of shops, restaurants, apartments, and, of course, churches.
... Apparently, there were some anxious moments while they waited at the grand opening and there had been many sceptics who said it couldn’t be done. But after a slightly longer waiting period than anticipated, the water flowed down the cascade and Vanvitelli was vindicated [and paid a handsome 1000 ducat bonus].
One of our day trips closer to home was up the coast to Lido di Ostia and Ostia Antica. Lido today is a ...
... and he understands the problem but doesn't move so she goes to asked the person inside the shop, he doesn't speck English, so I start to slowly reverse and so does the man behind us, I am able to reverse at an angle and drive to the next row of bowsers this time we are successful, what a relief, I didn't know is was that difficult to fill a car with petrol. We returned the car to the airport and get a courteous car to our hotel and we have diner in the hotel that ...
... this. Monument envy indeed.
After lunch we wandered out to the Pantheon and Piazza Navona with its three lovely fountains, and sat in the square to soak up the atmosphere. There were art stalls and street entertainers which Lucy and Ben really enjoyed.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility