Hotel Villa Maria Luigia
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... year to year. At that time, the town's fountains are switched from water to wine, and everyone drinks for free. Rocca di Papa The most attractive of the hill towns lies only some 9.5km (6 miles) from Marino. It's a lovely spot, on the slopes of Monte Cavo facing the Alban lakes. By car, the best route is 217 to the junction with 218, where you make a left turn. Before the intersection, you'll be high on a ridge above Lake Albano, where the views of the lake, the far woods, and ...
... an afternoon enjoying the sun on the spanish steps too.
A bit more relaxed day. We split up so people could do what they wanted. C. and I went early in the morning to visit Palatin Hill. It was absolutly beautiful in the early morning with the sun rising and the morning frost.
We noticed that our ticket was also for the Colosseum, so we went there as well. Amazing.
After this we were supposed to meet V. and F. ...
... as well, very famous. Many people come to this street just to see the illusion. The Dome of the Vatican appears to be getting much larger as you back away from it and smaller the closer you get to it. I don't really know how to explain it I think it has something to do with the way the trees are on the street it's pretty cool though. I have a video of it, but of course it doesn't work on video! The apartment is very cute. Small two bedrooms, two bathrooms, ...
... on Monday, had a really great art historian guide us through. Fascinating is all I can say now...more about it later. Tuesday we took the bullet train up to Florence, comfort, speed and efficient. This is what rapid transit is all about. We got to see David and the Pieta. We were told the the ...
... everyone was really touching and for the first time in over 2 years I genuinely cried with the sadness of leaving these people behind combined with a real sense of achievement.
we swore we would all meet again ( and over 2 years later I can thankfully say we all have on many occasions, even maribel who came to visit us in England this year from Canada) .
And there we have it.......our first big adventure completed, WHAT NEXT??
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking