Residenza Villa Maria
Travel Blogs from Rome
... decided that we were hot and tired and our lovely cool air-conditioned hotel beckoned. Back on the metro but after we had some great views of the city from the park. That evening we decided to catch a bus to Trastevere. As it was still early evening and as Italians don't seem to eat before at least 7.30pm, we explored the area that had once been a Jewish ghetto on the other side of the river. Near the Jewish synagogue we stumbled across the Teatro Di Marcello ...
... up with the roll-on luggage people in our rapid pace through most of the terminal and special speed lines at customs. It saved me a lot of grief as I shall describe. My studies on internet on baggage claims in Rome and where to find hotel van really paid off.
The trip really has been quite difficult so far. Mostly we practically had to run to catch the plane to Rome in Amsterdam. The connections were way ...
... even mentioned how much they learned from three Greeks, but also said that the Empire still claimed they would have been as educated and successful without them. Pssht. Perhaps I'm a bit biased? :)
Palatine Hill, the site of the palace of the Emperor, among other things, was a nice walk and again, a great view of the city from the top. I was most impressed with the gardens full of orange trees and fountains. We dined at the ...
... a couple of Peroni Beer's while we waited - which is the same price as Powerade.
Headed back to the hotel for a shower and a meal. The kids got to see a perfect rainbow from the balcony of our hotel room.
Our next stop is Munich - where we started our journey. We will be travelling on the night train which should be interesting.
... have our break, and liked the ambiance of the café. I know only tourists get cappuccinos after breakfast, but with my blond hair, blue eyes and fair skin, I think it was obvious I was a tourist!
From here, we started wandering around the area of the Pantheon, through the narrow streets with the tall, colourful buildings. We were able to see some of the noteworthy monuments in the area, such as the Marcus Auerlius Column and ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting