Le Stanze Di Federica
Travel Blogs from Rome
... church and entered once again onto Vatican land. This church, before the present St Peter's was built was bigger, and certainly it looks big from the outside and is equally massive on the inside. The majority of the interior dates from the nineteenth century, due to a fire which destroyed the church, but it is based on the previous structure. There is a large garden in front of the church and some very old features, such as one of the doors. This is said to be ...
... they didn't have the technology we have now...much less Google maps! The maps, which line a mammoth 20-by-400-foot hallway, are more like bird's-eye views, with sailing ships, soldiers' tents, medieval battlements, and cypress trees dotting the hillsides. An anonymous poet, celebrating the gallery's opening, wrote, "Each region is placed under its ruling planet and occupies an entire panel which shows the cities, castles, and villages with ...
I awoke just before 8am to another warm sunny day,wishing I had had a better night's sleep. The bed was not very comfortable unfortunately and was very narrow and I felt like I was falling out of it during the night. Katie was very restless in the night as she had started a head cold and was snuffling all night, which disturbed me - not her fault, poor thing, but it didn't make for a good night. The pillows were too soft for my liking too. Plus I couldn't get ...
... time? Manayach, you completely forgot the bit where we went to the friggin' Pantheon!! It's one of the best
preserved Roman buildings, largely because it got used as a Church. It also has the largest brick dome in the world, which
was particularly incredible, especially because there was a hole in the center that let the light through. In the early
1900's they had to do some work ...
... a concert started and we hung around for a few songs. It we were all a bit tired so we decided to head back. I've never been in a crowd like that before! I was actually a bit nervous in one huge mob but we all held hands and made it through to an open street. The streets were littered with so many bottles and people were going a little crazy. It took nearly two hours to get back to the hostel! The whole thing was a bit much for me with all the people but it was a ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet