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 …
... with the people I met in my tour group. We decided to eat at Taverna Antonina. The place was really beautiful it had really elegant tablecloths, the inside was so antique but ...
... more fun people there, though, so not a huge loss.
The next few days were spent seeing sights during the day, like the Vatican, the Sistine Chapel, the Museum in the Vatican, lots of churches, all stuff you can see pictures of once I get a solid internet connection and can upload them (TarTar you’d better be getting our internet working). That’s honestly all I have on Rome. Sight-seeing is boring to talk about in the blog since I ...
... and ended up going to Piazza Navone to see the fountains and great obelisk, as well as a quick walk up to the Pantheon. We grabbed dinner near Hadrian’s wall (way cool ancient columns and volcanic rock), where we met a couple who just got engaged that night. They asked us to take a pic of them, and we ended up enjoying about an hour of conversation with them. Marek is from Bradaslava, Slovakia and his fiancÚ is from England. She will sure brighten the countryside when ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking