- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... that is in some of the art works, in particular the mosaics is crazy. You cannot even tell that some of them are mosaics and not paintings. The square out the front of St Peters is being prepared for the canonisation ceremony tomorrow. Lucky we came today or we would not have been allowed in. After a short break it was time to journey to the historical art of town to see the colosseum. It is huge. Use to hold 50000 people. Four stories high and the upper class sat in the first ...
... From here, we saw the Castel Sant'Angelo and decided this looked very interesting! This was a great self guided audio tour that well prepared us for the next two days, as much of the history of this castle will intertwine with the other historic and religious sites. This building is the Mausoleum of Hadrian, usually known as Castel Sant'Angelo. It's a towering cylindrical building in Parco Adriano. It was initially commissioned by the Roman Emperor Hadrian as a mausoleum for ...
... us were that in the 100 days of games inauguration of the Colosseum our guide told us 9000 people and 2000 animals died! An estimated million people died in the colosseum. To stand in there and hear staggering facts like that was very eery. Every year without fail, for the last 400 years (ish we can't remember the exact number he said) the pope attends the colosseum to bless the site and ward off the spirits of the dead which is pretty superstitious. ...
... is warm , all looking beautiful but all very cold in the water. We have acquired several blow up water toys and so after fighting off the " killer " swans we managed to stay in the water for a respectable amount of time ( Tim excluded , too much of a wuss ) .
Then Tim and I watched the last in the second series of Downton Abbey . It was so dramatic, we can't wait until the third series arrives with our friends on Friday ( ordered on Amazon ! ) ...
... free Gelato (ice-cream):
A local I found on Couch Surfing invited me over his place for a breakfast. It was a small and cozy place, and the breakfast was truly traditional Italian: milk, croissant and the espresso. “Do what the locals do, eat what the locals have” becomes my motto for travelling. I then took a short walk around the neighbourhood – the area is quite at the suburb of Rome, not ...