Travel Blogs from Rome
... the crowd back to the river, this included passing through the street sellers, this is an expereince inself, the constant echo "Scarf Bella?" "Bag Bella?" with the constant array of handbags and scarfs on offer. There are also an array of beggars some praying, some with signs some hiding their heads and others following you asking for money. This is similar in most of the big cities in ...
... and it houses the graves of some important historical figures.
After the tour, we were quite hungry and made tracks for the hostel where we would get some food. However, after discovering that the restaurant that we had planned to go to was closed, we set off on a hunger fuelled blockie in search of food. However, disillusioned by our hunger, we ended up where we began, still as hungry as when we started. So we just ended up going to this little restaurant opposite ...
... We walked over to The Spanish Steps and rested our feet until our free walking tour started at 5:30 pm. Our guide, Andrea took us on a "Heart of Rome" walk which covered the biggies: The Pantheon, Piazza Colonna, The Spanish Steps, St. Andrew's Church and the highlight of the evening, Trevi Fountain. Needless to say, our feet were burning by the time we got back to the hotel. We were so exhausted, we skipped dinner and opted for rest over gelato...but it was still a great ...
... sit in there for a while really enjoying the famous paintings all over the walls and ceiling.
We made our way back to the room to relax for a while before heading out to dinner. We took a couple of bus rides that really didn't take us anywhere... so at our final destination we just got a Taxi. Pretty much an awesome idea. For 10 euros he took us right to the restaurant we wanted to go to with no hassle. It was called Cave Canem. The spicy pizza I got ...
... Museum! We went in, of course, and were greeted by Leonardo's many machines he had built. I really admire Leonardo Da Vinci, so that was interesting.
The Spanish Steps were our next stop. We sat and just admired the view for a bit, then went on.
Then we went to the Vatican City! The Vatican City is actually it's own country. As we headed in we stopped to hear the new Pope talk. We were lucky to get there right on the day the Pope would be speaking.
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Pets allowed