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NEVER use the services of Mayta Munsun, www.eternaltourist.com!

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When planning a trip to Rome with 3 other friends, one of our group made arrangements for a tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peter's Basilica with Mayta Munsun owner of Eternal Tourists. Mayta was to accompany us on a 3 hour tour. She advised us to purchase our own tickets and that she would arrange for a Taxi to pick us up at our apartment. We were then to pay for transportation to the Vatican area. First of all, Mayta was 20 min late;. upon my initial look at Mayta I knew our trip was to be a disaster. This snarly looking woman drug herself out of a Taxi and began yelling at us to hurry and get into the Taxi. She was dressed in a poorly kept skirt and snagged sweater, her oily hair had been washed about 2 months ago and she was hobbling with a cane.

Upon arrival at the museum I was stuck with a 24Euro Taxi fare. Maya picked up the Taxi from her home quite a distance from the Museum. Next stop was the courtyard of the museum where guides explain the paintings that would be seen in the Sistine Chapel. This explanation took well over an hours and several dozen other tours came and went while Mayta droned on. I attempted to ask a couple of questions; however, that only brought ugly looks as Mayta could not remember what she had been talking about. Next we began going through the Vatican museum which is composed of 2 huge corridors. We were only able to get through about 60% of one hall. During this time Mayta stopped several times to sit down as she was tired. Whenever 2 of us attempted to walk ahead we were chastised to stay with her. Mayta decided that we had had enough of the museum and now it was time to see the Sistine Chapel. We stayed in the chapel for about 45 min while once again Mayta needed to sit on her fanny. We were able to take a quick look see at St. Peter's Basilica before planning to head for lunch and back to the apartment. Of course Mayta couldn't miss lunch! She made it a point to tell us that we just had to go to the nice restaurant that she was acquainted with and that she would have the driver take us there (she came along too) of course having manners we asked her to join us for lunch. Mayta had a 4 course lunch and was unhappy that none of us were having wine. When the bill came Mayta became our "guest". It turned out that the restaurant happened to be close to where Mayta lived...another FREE taxi ride. After lunch Mayta tried for over an hour to get us a Taxi back to our accommodations, but, due to a political demonstration near the lunch area no Taxi's would come around. Finally our group started walking the streets and were able to flag down a cabby going home for the evening. Later we discovered that had we gone way out of our way in order that Mayta wouldn't have to pay to a Taxi to her home. Oh and did i mention that at lunch Mayta informed us that our tour had gone an hour longer and that we owed her for 4 hours and not 3! NEVER USE THIS TOUR GUIDE! she may be licensed but in Rome there are NO licensing guides! She is a dirty old woman who is well past her prime and definitely a rip-off artist! BUYER BEWARE

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