Villa Spalletti Trivelli
Travel Blogs from Rome
What was Rome like?
Rome looks very old but is very cool because it was nice to learn about gladiators and ancient history. There was an old city buried beneath a new city. Sometimes, though, it smells funny and I don't know exactly why.
- The Colosseum
- The ancient history and learning about …
Originally, the Colosseum was called the Flavian Amphitheater--named for the family of Emperors that constructed it.
The Emperor Nero, who was believed to by insane, caused a fire in 69 BC in the residential area in which the Colosseum now stands in order make space for his own personal lake that was decorated by a gigantic statue of …
I should first mention that New Years Eve is definitely not my holiday. I hate crowds, staying up really really late, and being surrounded by drunk people. I don't know why I thought it would be different in a foreign country, but boy was I wrong. It was ten million times worse. I mean, don't get me wrong, getting to say I brought in the New Year standing next to the colosseum is awesome, but if I could have done it without all the other people, I would have.
... building and Jordans favorite. the Pantheon was a temple which several Roman gods could all be prayed to all in one building. Around the bottom of the dome are several recesses where statues of the gods sat and once the light shone through the hole in the roof and hit the statue it was their time for prayer. The pantheons dome is still the biggest unreinforced dome in the world. After a quick gelato stop we ventured off again to Napoleon's Mum's house and where ...
... were all written in Italian so I was only able to get an approximate idea of what they said. Even though there’s a major road nearby, I was surprised at how absolutely quiet it was inside. There were two entrances to the location of the massacre inside the cave and each of these was blocked off by a chest-high barrier that had the same design as the gate at the entrance. I moved from there to the large Crypt which is next to the caves. It has an enormous ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking