Vatican on speedJune 19, 2017 in Vatican City ⋅ ☀️ 29 °C
So we had 2.5 hours until checkout. Taxi there was 10 minutes. But the line to get in was 2h long. We waited for 20m but finally succumbed to the hucksters offering "skip the line" passes.. but then the entry line for those was 40 minutes long. Oh, and a very large bird pooped on us both. I mean LARGE. And well fed. And maybe sick based on the rainbow palette. Yuck.
So, we wound up getting in with 30m to go. Because our objective was the Sistine chapel, we basically ran through the museum tour, which was surprisingly difficult since the route loops back on itself and there are several ways to get there.
We finally got to the chapel with -5 minutes to spare. Good thing the hotel didn't mind too much due to the problems we had with our rooms.Read more