Casa Vacanze Aurelia
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... a HopOnHopOff bus just to make sure we have seen all that we wanted. The bus pulls up and is temporary one, single decker with no open top to it, but it is fully air conditioned and so we are quite glad really to get away from the, again, intense heat of the day (37c). Afterwards we saunter back to the hotel to freshen up before our last evening meal and, probably, predictable visit to the Irish ...
... get us behind the security line, so how could we say no? We
accepted and then got to climb the dome as one of the first people to do so.
The view was amazing and it was only 551 steps up to the top! At every point
around the dome, the view was incredible. We saw the Papal Gardens and the
Vatican Museums, and St. Peter’s Square from high above which looks like a
keyhole. After coming down, we spent time within the basilica praying and
... yourself, it is actually quite difficult to accomplish.
Next we made a short pit stop, trying to decide whether we stayed in the city and killed another 4 hours in order to go to our night time walking tour or to postpone it and head back to the camping site. Exhaustion prevailed and we did indeed head back to the campsite and enjoyed another delicious meal at the restaurant (I had walnut ravioli) and of course, followed it up with a bottle of wine.
We woke to another fine warm day and to the alarm at 7am, but had had a restless night. Ang had opened the windows about 3.30am for fresh air after which our sleep was fitful. At times we heard street noise via the open windows and four stories up it could come from some distance. We went to bed with burning red eyes from tiredness and woke the same way. We told the women assembling the breakfast that we'd just have the water for the rest of our stay here. After natures sleeping pill ...
... strawberries with strawberry gelato. Finish off with espresso and both red and white wine flows throughout dinner. The other half of the fun is the entertainent. A child prodigy flutist and a guitarist play contemporary music with gusto several times during dinner. Then the waiter also entertains us, involving the women and roses. One lady on each table doesn't get one of her dishes and she must let ...