Travel Blogs from Rome
Today we spent the entire day at the Vatican Museums. What an amazing place. So much art, antiquities, and history. We took our time and soaked it all in. At the end of the day we were quite tired, but found a small restaurant near our hotel tucked away in a residential neighborhood. Good food and fun family atmosphere.
Tomorrow we plan to see the ancient ruins of Rome.
Today, we planned to see the ruins of ancient Rome and tour the catacombs. We ended up not having time to make it to the catacombs, but we did see the Colloseum, the Palantino, the Forum, The Pantheon, Navona Piazza, lovely quaint neighborhoods.
We slept in a little this morning, so we left our hotel about 9am. We had hoped to go into St …
... a cooking school, a very old Roman Laundry, ( there are 2 in the village, one larger than the other) and an olive, olive oil factory, apparently they don't have a high yield of olives,but they go for quality, apparently the oil is very good. Had a lay around the pool, it was lovely and warm, doing a little patchwork, went and put ...
... in the crowds. We marvelled at St Peters square and then marvelled some more at the queue of people waiting to get into St. Peter's Basilica. It was ridiculous. The line grew as we watched and would have taken at least two hours to get to the front by my estimates. Bugger that. We'd had enough of tourist crowds so we left. We walked down Via fella Conciliazione to Castel Sant'Angelo and had a look around the outside. We crossed the Ponte Sant'Angelo and took photos of ...
Our introduction to the ancient city of Rome was by a well educated and very amicable Indian student who spoke fluent Italian and a hilarious version of English. Our taxi ride from the airport to our hotel was most informative. We laughed, spoke about both of our countries, and our trip ahead. I'm sure he would have shown us all of Rome if we had asked him. It was a lovely welcome to the beginning of our trip, and a true reflection of ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking