Travel Blogs from Sant'Elia Fiumerapido
This morning after breakfast sees us travel 2 hours north to cut the gap down to the airport the following day. We arrive at a small fishing village half way between Naples and Rome called Gaeta
Tonight sees a different type of accomodation a small ...
... believed them...however we have seen Nice traffic and Amalfi coast traffic and could not think of worse. Well...Rome is worse!!!! With the ZTL ( limited traffic zones) and one ways and scooters and overall chaos...we literally stopped and almost got a cab to lead us there! Alas, we found a parking spot near our hotel and just took it! We packed for one night and made our way to Piazza Della Scala, where we stayed at hotel Campo De Fiori. It was a goos location but not the best ...
... seamlessly into a place of worship, rest, and reflection. There is church and chapel, courtyards and overlooks, all with charms to be enjoyed. There is a museum and café as well. They are very strict with the hours and at 1:30 they throw everyone out until after a lunch time break and then they reopen at 4:00. We knew we would be returning with friends and family many times so we started ...
... the speed limit. This made stand out and they wanted to see my documents. I got out my international driving license, my Ohio driving license and the rental car contract. He left the car and went back to consult with his partner. After what seemed like an hour he reappeared and we were free to go. It wasn't 3 hours later I am parked (without a parking permit) and a police car crosses the street, flies into the space in front ...
Ok history lesson over now, the monastery is fantasic having been rebuilt by the Americans after the War from only pictures, drawings and written records, the attention to detail in this reconstruction is astounding and shows that even today we still have amazing artisans and craftsmen in the world.
This is definitely a see before you die ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility