Sistine ChapelAugust 7, 2019 in Vatican City ⋅ ⛅ 32 °C
The Sistine Chapel and the subsequent gallerias were quite mind blowing- total sensory overload!
However it was a bit like IKEA- u just got on a conveyor belt of tour groups and thousands of other tourists and just got shunted along without the time or space to really appreciate such treasures until we got to the actual Sistine Chapel.
Once here we held our ground despite being told to move on by the security guards... only to accommodate the constant stream of 1000’s of more tourists. I did not pay my money, queue in 32 deg heat, walk through endless areas to be rushed out of the one thing we had come to see. Once we had had enough we left and promptly got the metro back to our air con!
Ps despite it saying no photos one of us managed a sneaky one!Read more