Villa le Palme
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Kids activities or Babysitting
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... cities it doesn't try too hard to impress, indeed like many Italians we met in general (like the owner of the campsite in the Cinque Terre, who stank suspiciously of hops) you either love them or you hate them, but they sure as hell aren't going to change themselves to change your mind. The towns and cities are all so steeped in history, flaunting the height of ancient and renaissance art and architecture at every turn that they require no positive critique because ...
... building in Rome, and is connected by a fortified passage to the papal apartments, allowing the popes to flee to its relative safety (as they did in the sacking of Rome in the 1500s). It is called Castel S' Angelo for the Archangel Michael - legend holds that the Archangel Michael appeared atop the mausoleum, sheathing his sword as a sign of the end of the plague of 590, thus lending the castle its present name. There were some wonderful ...
... was simply stunning and steeped in history...loved every minute!
The Sistine Chapel was beautiful and smaller than I thought it would be. No photos were allowed and we had to admire this room in silence. We all sat down and just soaked it all up...awesome!! The crowds again were huge as all the people at the Audience in the morning took the 130pm tour of the Vatican Museums!! Apparently the audience is only done on Wednesday's ...
... by a fellow Aussie the day before. Never got to eat there though... Climbed the steps and took a quiet, unpopulated high road to an elevated piazza. Feel really relaxed for first time. No or few people. Oh oh - people again. Fruitless search for il bagno in the park behind the piazza come lookout. Walked from here down to ...
"According to gossip of the time, it was Bramante who suggested to the pope the idea of giving Michelangelo the job; the rivalry between Michelangelo and Bramante was certainly no secret, the latter being also friend and relative to Raphael, another avowed enemy of the artist. The innocent proposal to the pope in reality was a way to put the hated sculptor in a bad light since he had never done a fresco in his life and wasn't familiar with the ...