Hotel Villa Pinciana
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
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... around before heading down toward the Colosseum. On the way we went to a square with the fountain of The Four Rivers and past the Roman Forums. Hugh was great and gave us lots of information about each place we stopped at on the tour. At 7:30pm we arrived at the Colosseum and the time of day made the light shining on it look amazing! It was absolutely huge. We got a few good photos and watched some of the spray paint artists creating pictures of the Colosseum. ...
... each room - interesting!!
After the tour we wandered about ourselves for a bit before catching the return journey back to Rome. We met up with Andrew who said his day had been good - he wandered about the streets, took in some sights and saw several 'saldi' shops - initially thinking they were Italy's largest franchise! ...but quickly worked out it was Italian for 'sale' - gave us all a giggle!
In what must be an extraordinary stroke of luck. The Zeitz family were selected as part a small group to meet the pope, as he was in residence for the day. We were all given serious instructions on how to address the Pope. This took quite a period of time.
After a brief informal meeting, the Pope performed a little dance in gratitude for the long distances traveled by a number of people in the various ...
... catch the sunset. Unfortunately we missed it as we were exploring the Pantheon and its surroundings. Eventually we made it piazza Navona, although we were more interested in the flower arrangements on the balconies and the amazing artwork being displayed in the piazza than the fountains. From here well, lets just say we had some fun... Our internal GPS' had gone on strike and we literally walked ALL OVER ROME! We found some really neat little places but after walking for ...
... one completed we hopped of at the Colosseum. Well every man and his dog was there, the queue would have easily equalled that of Versailles. We made an executive decision and looked around the outside and took photos and headed back to the bus stop. Next we went to the Vatican and it was just as bad. We hopped off the bus and walked up to the Square, had a good look and then headed back to the bus stop. I hadn't been real fussed about going into the Vatican ...