Day: August 19, 2017

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Save an extra 10% or more on select hotels with Member Discounts. Sign up now, it’s free! One of the timeless, classic sites in Rome are the 138 steps that rise the steep slope from the Piazza di Spagna to the church of Trinità dei Monti at the top of the hill. You can’t beat the people watching around the Spanish steps so just grab a seat, a cup of gelato, and watch the world pass you by. The view at night is amazing as well.

I had the unlucky chance to get to this job just as the weather turned wet and chilly. This increases the drying time and makes getting a nice finish with paint brushes frustrating. The directions on the primer indicated that it would dry to the touch in an hour but requires 24 hours in good conditions for the finished paint application. The finish paint said either add a second coat within an hour or wait 24 hours (again in ideal conditions). I found that I needed at least two coats of the finish paint which I was disappointed about. Maybe it was the brand of paint (Menards) or the conditions, but the Chartreuse especially … Read more