Item 05: Walter Bruce Rainsford diary, 1 January-31 December 1918 - Page 36
The bodies were placed in niches hollowed out of the rock on either side of the tunnels as well as in family vaults. There are enough of these galleries and chambers to shelter the whole population of Rome. The place is looked after by a religious order, the members of which act as guides. The afternoon was spent visiting people and in the evening I went to the Apollo – a big café chantant in the via Nazionale.
On Wednesday morning an Australian lady, Italian girl & 2 Aussies made up a party and went out in the campagna li Frascati, 27 kiloms. for Rome. There we were shown over a beautiful Italian villa & grounds and after a nice little Frascati lunch, returned to Rome. A drive through the pretty Pincino Gardens between the fashionable hours of 4 & 5, visits to the Piazza