From there we started back towards the Catacombs where the buses stopped. Along the way we were passing the Circus and Villa of Maxentlus. We asked how much it cost to go inside and were told because of our age it was FREE! Enjoyed our visit and it would have been well worth the entry fee if we'd had to pay! Very interesting and you'll enjoy the photos of a group of young nuns who were also visiting at the same time. This was the suburban home of the emperor who was eventually defeated by Constantine in A.D. 312. This former race track was so
Back to Bus #118 stop in front of the San Sebastiano Catacombs for a long ride back into town. We arrived about 3 pm at the Porte of St. Paul and the Piramide which was a tomb for a
We continued walking along the Tiber River until we reached the bridge at Ponte Sublicio at the southern end of the Trastevere area. By this time it was nearly four o'clock and we were very tired.
Arrived back at the apartment about 5:30 pm. I trotted off to the grocery store for food supplies. By 6:30 pm we were back out and headed for the restaurant of the friend of our apartment owner that is only a couple of blocks. Oops...he was closed tonight...or maybe we were too early?? But we walked on and finally purchased some delicious pizza to go and had dinner at home adding our own wine and salad plus dessert. A good ending to a full day. I'm hearing the tap tap of the tiny feet of the children that live upstairs. We only hear them in the evening and it's kinda fun in a way, as it reminds us of our grandchildren at home.
Hope that you've enjoyed our journey today. Here is the link to the photos.
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