Hotel Vergilius Billia
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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- High-speed internet in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Breakfast Available
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... artwork and paintings still remained. At the start was a gladiator training area and a cool Auditorium that used to be all made of marble and is still used for concerts today. We next went and had a look around at the old roads and you could see the old carriage wheel marks in the old tiles and we saw an ancient Mc Donald's. There was even pedestrian crossing back then as well after ...
... so only Alex and Kristian went in while I stayed with Kirstie, Ella, and Harvey at a little cafe outside. As we'd had so many traffic delays, the boys only had 30 minutes to spend exploring the ruins of Pompeii. We made it back to the ship with only 10 minutes to spare before the all aboard time! Yikes. We met up with the others on the back deck for a drink before going to dinner at Manhattan with Hans, Jo, Amy, and ...
... after shot after shot, the old fashioned way by tamping every shot and using the old style machines (unlike the Starbucks of today that push a button and never time a shot to test it's bitterness). Most of those indulging take only a couple minutes to basically do a shot of espresso as if it was a shot of Tequila. I stood there and could not even touch mine as it was too hot as at least four others came and went next to me. Yep I am a rookie and could never "do" espresso like ...
... signatures of the artists. .We were very disappointed to find that the model of Pompeii and the artifacts from the Temple of Isis were not available to view as the exhibit was being updated. But we have quickly learned to have patience in Italy, little is actually as advertised, so we just accept things as we find them and enjoy what we can.
In addition to the items from Pompeii, there were several galleries devoted to amazing Greek ...
... to a natural spring that runs through each room, theoretically used as a cooling system for the work with hot metals). Since we were 30 meters below street level, the ancient buildings felt cool and damp, and echoes were easily produced. This added an equally spooky yet exhilarating feeling to the hallways that ancient Romans used to walk through.
On the next level (built right on top) was a church built in roughly AD 400, to Saint Clement. The Emperor Constantine ...