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On somewhat of a whim we have decided to venture into Milan for the day. None of us have ever been here before, so its a new experience for all.
The day started beautifully with a large number of people Para-sailing and sailing about on Lake Como this morning. Very nice thing to wake up to. After breakfast we left this lovely place and, with our GPS friend made our way into Milano.
We know that there is no parking in the city centre, we also know ...
... and maybe a couple of other smaller vessels. Maybe it gets busier in summer proper? In any case, it felt kind of surreal to be on the water, in Italy, watching the world go by. Loved it.
And then we disembarked again at Bellagio and spent a pleasant couple of hours walking around the little shops. They were selling jewellery, silk scarves, ties, touristy stuff, lots of high end clothing and locally grown wines. Shops and cafes seemed to spring up from every crevice - up ...
... long and largely incomprehensible story in Italian and broken English about a boat he was on that went to Melbourne. He seemed to like talking to me more because I could knew some Italian and he persisted to talk to me even when the others had moved away, scared by the strangeness of the encounter. Finally I managed to grasp his hand in a solid farewell gesture and assert that we must leave. He hoped to see us again...we hoped not. At least I got to practise some Italian! ...
... was spectacular but it looked almost Disneylandish with its over the top decorations, crenulations and statues covering every bit of the surface. Inside, the stained glass windows were like jewels shining in the surprisingly dark interior where enormous columns reached up to the heavens and decorative brassware, paintings and icons abounded. We went to the roof area to see the sculpture menagerie up close and gain a vista over Milan – well worth it ...
... which was in a weird spot, out of town and kind of in the middle of nowhere, brought us to a busier part of the neighborhood.
We started off down a canal, and we stopped into a comic book shop. I wondered how it would be receiving a gift of a comic in another language - though you can "read" the photos, you miss the word bubbles. So we left, though it was really fun to look around.
There were a few ...