Rome Garden Hotel
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The next place we saw was the Pantheon, which is a temple that was dedicated to the ancient roman gods. We then went to the Piazza Navona and explored some more churches. The church of Saint Agnes had classical music playing and sitting on a bench looking around and listening to the music was pure beauty overload. It was unreal. The church is named after Saint Agnes, a 12 year old martyr who swore her loytalty to Christ (she said she ...
... biking through the garden for a bit, Becky decided she wanted to bike too, so we went back and hired out another bike. Quarter of an hour later, we returned the bikes (sadly we couldn't take them with us. But they didn't have any suspension, so they wouldn't be very good for mountain biking.), and headed back to the hotel. We had a good dinner of food from the markets, and now mums going to make me and Becky do the dishes. Slave labour if you ask me.
... in all a beautiful day. Another street ristorante that night and when walking back , we decided for some unexplained reason that it would be a good idea if I got my hair cut! So at 10:00 pm wandered into a barbers shop and got Nazah the Italian Bangladeshi hairdresser! Of course no English and just hand gesticulations which is not easy to describe the type of haircut you want. Nazir started with the big clippers, US marine boot camp style. I looked to Nicci for some reassurance. ...
... around the Roman Forum. Some modern art installations spruced up these ancient structures - piles of clothes around a naked statue of Venus anyone?
Late afternoon, we walked all the way back to Prati - stopping by our favorite shopping street via Guibbonari again to buy chinotto and gazzoza drinks.
To finish off the day, we set off for La Dispensa with high expectations. The restaurant was situated in Prati by the Tiber river. It was cosy ...
... traffic rules and road signs. Carla was forgiving, and her boyfriend Zeno was equally charming. The restaurant they chose was a true culinary and gastronomical gift. I never saw a menu. Everything was negotiated between Carla and the waitress (who was so motherly I wanted to take her home and told her so) with the occasional consultation with Zeno, who is a practicing sommelier and therefore respects wine as I do. Options would then be presented to Gord and I, ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking