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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... began construction in 27 BC by Marcus Agrippa. 150 years later, Emperor Hadrian saw it completes. During the fall of the Roman Empire, the Pantheon was not damaged by the Barbarians attacking Rome. It remains a mystery why this building was not destroyed while so many others were. I found it interesting how the Pantheon was transformed from a pagan temple that worshiped the ...
... in a little courtyard sipping coffee and just chatting.
We had an hour and a half to kill so we just wandered around the streets. Oriveto is famous for ceramics and there were some gorgeous pieces. If we hadn't already bought the Murano, I could have easily bought a big platter here and had it shipped home.
We got back on the bus and started out for Rome. Along the motorways there are stops called Autogrills where we made ...
... of those unique cities that around every corner a new surprise, the change from modern (anything from 100-300 years old to 'old' ( from 1000BC to 5-6,700 years old was outstanding - but the HUMANS around..... Like it was Mecca during whatever their main festival is. But, we crashed through the door exhausted at around 10pm, and had crossed off about 10% of the long list we (read I - Liz is not very "cultural" here you all know!), had earmarked to see......some 'snaps' from ...
... in Cosmedin. Now I know I said no more churches but this one had something unique on the outside. The Mouth of Truth. This is a marble sculpture of a face on a wall with an open mouth. Legend has it when you stick your hand in the mouth, and you haven't been truthful, it would bite off your hand! Nick and I both emerged with all our hands. Phew! Inside the church was the crypt of Emperor Hadrian. The Romans loved Hadrian. When we were in Greece all ...
... the skeletal remains of 3,700 bodies mostly Capuchin friars. They are arrange the bones in intricate patterns to display different messages. The overlaying message is of the swift passage of life on earth and our own mortality. I didn’t find it disturbing but more inspiring and respected their dedication to their faith. There was no photography allowed which I could understand due to the holiness and amount of bones, but two girls behind me had no shame and were snapping away. ...