Villa Borghese Resort
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... We saw all the labels including my favourite D&G. We also did some more Christmas present shopping for each other – which is always a lot of fun. The presentation in the windows is magnificent. Many of the shops have security guards for obvious reasons although so much stuff seems overpriced to me. We had lunch in the Rinascente Centre which is like a upmarket David Jones centre – in a lovely area with a nativity set made up of Christmas lights – how ...
... the keys as part of their family crest. This key theme evolves in many paintings from the beginning of time (Peter, the first Pope) through to the end of time with a full wall mural in the Sistine Chapel that has an old Peter returning the keys to God. The purpose of the keys? They are the keys to heaven. The Sistine Chapel ( where the Cardinals hold their enclave to elect a new Pope) was astounding with the entire walls and ceiling painted with various ...
These days in Rome have gone so quickly as
we did so much. It’s an easy city to get
around on foot and the location of our apartment perfectly enabled us to do
Thursday morning early we returned to the
Vatican and were at the doors of St Peter’s when they opened at 7am. Our mission was to attend a Mass at one of
the side altars. These side altars are
where the priests say their own daily Mass and visitors ...
... on postcards, I will simply have to describe it to you. It depicts God, arms aloft in what I can only describe as gangsta style while another gentleman, seated on something (broomstick? book? table?) is airborne, apparently flying away from said Gangsta God with his bottom generously uncovered and thrust toward the audience. It is a magnificent piece.
Moving on. The Colosseum is nice and big and round. It has lots of arches and, if you can ignore the scores ...
... their money uncovering those ruins. He also made many sexual jokes to "keep us awake". After the exhausting 4 hour class, we ended up at a random location in Rome and had to find our way back to school. Once we got near school, we grabbed some sandwiches and ate at the courtyard at St. John's. Then I journaled some more because I'd forgotten to bring more homework (apparently my 5am brain doesn't work very well).
Then at 3:30 we had our first real ...