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... architect ultimately committed suicide because of the public’s scorn of his work. We rode through the beautiful grounds of the Villa Borghese, past the American Embassy, to our hotel, The Ambasciatori Palace, a historic building itself.
Too early to check in, we dropped our things with the desk and set out for the Spanish Steps and the Trevi Fountain. The latter site was of particular interest to Sara and Roger because they were not able to see the ...
... this seems to be a waste of my time. That is a 900 nicker in any shop you're lucky enough to find one in. And you're complaining about 200? What school of finance did you study? It's a deal, it's a steal, it's the sale of the ******* century. In fact, **** it, Nick, I think I'll keep it!
Nick the Greek: All right, all right, keep your Alans on!
[Nick pulls a massive wad of money out of his pocket]
Nick the Greek: Here's a ton.
... Incredible art work, beautiful statues and tapestries .
We tired to take it all in , but it was impossible. There is so much beauty there. The statues had so much detail. What Talent to accomplish such beauty out of marble and stone.
After a quick gelato we were off to the Trevi fountain. That again was beautiful.
Jeff and I decided to head off somewhere a bit less crowded and walked the streets of Rome , it was so ...
... unknown. The Roman legend tells that the original Pantheon was built on the very site and was dedicated to Romulus, their mythological founder, after he ascended to heaven from that site. Most historians claim that Emperor Agrippa built the first Pantheon in 27 BC. It burned in the great fire of 80 AD, was rebuilt by Emperor Domitian, but was struck by lightning and burned again in 110 AD. The Pantheon as we know it today was built in 120 AD by Emperor Hadrian Who ...
Roaming in Rome
6:30 wake up today. Oh wait, we didn't get the wake up call AGAIN! Lucky for us my mum called to say hi and woke us up :) As yes, once again we missed out on breakfast, but at least I got my uno ka-pu-chino and off we're off to St Peters Piazza!
Oh wow, absolutely 100 % the most amazing site I have ever been at or seen so far. We first walked into the piazza, the big dome and I was frozen ...