Aenea Superior Inn
Travel Blogs from Rome
... you can go on. They have a 1st class train called the Leonardo Express and I didn’t know it was first class – I got onto the platform with my weekly ticket, newly purchased for 34.50 euros. I boarded the train and off we went and a conductor asked for tickets. He sternly told me I had the wrong ticket !! Imagine my horror when he told me it was 14.50 euros to purchase at the ticket booth on the platform ...
... help to harvest olives, and then receive a small bottle of oil that they helped produce. We asked to be included in this tradition, despite our different housing, and that's what we got. We really didn't understand what we were getting ourselves into.
Before we arrived we stopped at a pastry and cafè shop nearby to the villa. I got a cappuccino con cioccolata and a little pastry with chocolate ...
... and brioche in the gallery café (now THAT'S art) waited on by a very up market waiter.
There were some great pieces in the museum, I found one room with a Cezanne, Degas and
Monet next to one another with a Van Gogh not far away and also in the same
room were sculptures by Rodin!
One room was, appropriately, called “excuse me, is that art?”!
A sculpture of Hercules I think could well sit beside that of ...
... were everywhere in sight either piled one on top of the other or flying way up into the sky as the wind got the better hold of them. The entire area looked completely disastrous and dirty as if a hurricane had gone through. It certainly wasn’t the Ancient Rome that I had seen yesterday all beautiful and spotless!
Standing right next to the Colosseum, I could see that many streets were still closed ...