Travel Blogs from Milan
... it properly. Today it is kept in a hermetically sealed room to protect it further. Giacomo also pointed out all the symbolism in the painting, all figures cast in light apart from Judas. The grouping of elements in threes to represent the holy trinity, even Jesus depicted in a triangular shape, and Judas and Jesus reaching for the same bread. Leonardo worked on the piece for 4 years, but set up him Milan home and vineyards just across the road.
Our final tour ...
... Italian pizza for lunch whilst we waited for the platform to be displayed. Wendy continued her extreme diet - no solids. We boarded and sat opposite each other in quite comfortable seats for about an hour and a half as we both tried not to go to sleep in case we missed our station. John succeeded in staying awake. We alit at Genova station, were met by a man with a sign saying "Pearce" and were then transported in a Mercedes "S" to Monterosso. Our driver told us that he used to ...
... be, Piola. After walking in circles for an hour trying to find our hostel, we realized the street signs were etched into the sides of the buildings (they are VERY hard to make out). Truly enlightening moment! We spent lunch at a small cafe called Caffeteria di via Picini by our hostel. Their version of iced coffee is the most amazing thing I've ever tasted! It is espresso mixed with slushy, sugary ice. We visited the absolutely breathtaking Duomo cathedral (built in the ...
... Carol) all the pushing and shoving like they got be there before any one else (Michael) towards the finish I was like **** you ya dago prick get out of my way (slight exaggeration). The disappointment of Naples After observing the many statues and paintings of Italy I am convinced that the history shows if they weren't killing one another they were ******* one another depending on what side of the fence you were born Overall we had a wonderful time in Italy wishing we could ...
... in Milan I got the distinct impression that there was an indifference to whatever was happening down in Sicily, and I suspected that the indifference probably worked both ways.
After my pondering on the roof, I left to explore a few other well-known places, like the Castello Sforzesco, and the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele as well as a good amount of side streets. I caught a series of snobbish glances down one of these streets that sold nothing but dresses and ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility