Veio Residence Resort
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... 8217;s actually three floors up. I don’t understand the concept.
Since it’s Sunday, the restaurant’s chef has the day off, and there’s only a short menu. And the restaurant doesn’t open until 7pm. Given our jet lag, that’s way too late for us.
We took the desk clerk’s advice and went around the corner to a little grocery that had a pizza bakery inside and tables on the ...
... the statues that you see from St. Peter's Square.
14. The Vatican Museum and the Sistine Chapel- The cool thing was we went straight to the ticket office, as there was NOOOOO line! Woot for off-season! We were armed with audioguides on our iPods and a guidebook and there are already so many interpretive signs up, so there was a lot to ingest! What a magnificent collection of art! And the Sistine Chapel is a marvel to ...
... amazing! The next day we had our first bit of Italian rain, surprisingly very similar to rain in the UK and Australia. On our way to Florence we decided to stop in at Siena for lunch. Siena is a rather old city, famous for its 2x yearly horse race around the main square that is angled into the centre and fully cobblestoned. If anyone has seen the most recent James Bond it's the race that Bondy runs through at the start of the movie. After a walk around Sienna we continued ...
... to figure out what to say, and I offered "fancy". And the mom said more unusual sports that not everyone plays. So later he said oh, preppy sports, like for snobs. Which I'm sure isn't quite what he meant to say had he better command of English, although accurate! Anyway, it started pouring again, and so we couldn't go outside, and I think there may have been some other area we could have gone to but they we filming some re-enactment there... So we ended up a long time ...
... in the background only added to the experience.
Later, first via lift and then 320 stairs
we reached the dome of the Basilica for
spectacular views over Rome. The morning
was clear and we were rewarded with a terrific vista. Monuments which we had visited and seen at
ground level took on a whole new perspective, especially Victor Emmanuel 11’s
memorial standing out, so huge and white against the rest of the ...