Margot Guest House
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... C. which burnt to the ground in 80 A.D.
When approaching the front of the Pantheon one can see the inscription above still reads in Latin the original dedication by Marcus Agrippa. The inscription reads:
“Marcus Agrippa son of Lucius, having been consul three times made it”.
Despite all the marvelous building projects that the emperor Hadrian produced during his reign, ...
... life go by in a busy area of Roma. The congestion, parking where one wants regardless of the horns and verbal barrage received, the people being so multicultural with the touts after us - we tend to stand out, especially with back packs. There happened to be a few spots of rain so from a central point the main van distributes umbrellas then the moment the sun is out the van picks up and they are back flogging Roma nick ...
... roads and set up Jumbo-Trons (giant TVs) playing pictures of the pope with calming music. Police had massive mountains of waters and were handing them out to the crowds who were watching the pope on TV. These jumbo TVs were set up all over the city along with police for the Pope's adoring fans. None of our friends on the trip are catholic, so we were surprised at the serious devotion of the Catholics to the pope. On the official canonization we left the city to head to Siena in ...
... Records reveal that these unfortunates were executed in the Circus Flaminius. The idea that the Colosseum was where they died started in the 17th century. In medieval times the amphitheatre was used as living quarters for a religious sect and for poor families, workshops, a fortress and a quarry, as people building houses in the area didn’t hesitate to take stones from the building. Later visitors got into the habit of chipping pieces away to keep as souvenirs. Due to this ...
... the cats we made our way past the Victor Emmanuel Monument again, then up the Spanish Steps, through the old city walls, and finally back through the Villa Borghese and home to the hotel. After three days I think I can actually more or less figure out where things are!
For dinner we returned to the restaurant we had enjoyed last night. Our same waiter, whose name we discovered tonight was Marco, ...