Villa Borghese Resort
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Pets allowed
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... hit Rome at a great time because the weather was cooling off and there weren't too many tourists roaming the streets. However, we saw that the attractions were not exactly empty. People lounged wherever they could on the Spanish Steps and chatted while they ate their lunch or took pictures. Unfortunately, much of the cities historic sites are covered in scaffolding for renovations. The fountain that is usually running ...
... but generally the structure is better known as the Colosseum. In antiquity, Romans may have referred to the Colosseum by the unofficial name Amphitheatrum Caesareum but this name may have been strictly poetic as it was not exclusive to the Colosseum; Vespasian and Titus, builders of the Colosseum, also constructed an amphitheater of the same name in Puteoli (modern Pozzuoli). The name Colosseum has long been believed to be derived from a colossal statue of Nero nearby (the statue ...
... The ride was very peaceful and so fast. Alyssa took a little nap and I enjoyed the scenery that zoomed by. In about an hour and a half, we arrived in Rome!
Our hotel was located in the middle of a plaza, so we had to walk about 100 meters until we reached it. After checking in, the concierge told us to come back down to the front desk so that she could show us everything around us. It was so sweet! Our hotel room overlooked the piazza and it was ...
Crossing over the bridge I ended up back in the heart of the city. As I tried to navigate my way across the city back to the hotel I came upon a square were Max had indicated that stray cats lived. This was a block of old ruins called Largo di Torre Argentina. Walking around to one side of the block I did indeed come across several cats lounging about.
From there I made my way back to the ...
... Peter's Square and listened to the tour guide explain where e were and what the tour would entail. It was beautiful! The square was huge, with statues and fountains encircled by huge columns with statues of previous Pope's atop them. She pointed out the Pope's apartment and where he does his prayers to the pubic from. We were very lucky to be here because just before our trip to Rome the current Pope had stepped down from his position and the process ...