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... and the people making the sandwiches look like they are in good spirits. A way better vibe than the snooty restaurant I had my lasagne in. Hinesh asks the guy to make him a pork sandwich of some sort and he thoroughly enjoys his panini. We sit on the sidewalk and he happily scoffs down most of his sandwich. A quarter of it goes into his backpack to be devoured later. Tummies fed with proper food its time to check out the gelato place. We get to the famous gelato place and my eyes are ...
... be able to see first hand so many of the art works that she had spent so much time teaching children about. The inspirational early Christian and Gothic images by Duccio, Fra Angelico and works by Bellini, Filippo Lippi, Mantegna were wonderful. To walk into a room full of Boticelli paintings including the Birth of Venus and the Rights of Spring was breathtaking. In another room Da Vinci, Michelangelo and so many more. The building itself ...
... only seven of us on the tour that day so I enjoyed being able to have a more personal exposure to the various rooms and artifacts. In particular, I was able to have intimate views of the Islam tile work, kufic (ancient arabic writing), ivory engravings and metalwork. After the tour, I visited the park and gardens once more before walking back to my apartment...with a stop along the way to buy a bottle of wine. The weather was perfect, of course.
... second theory of the day, the churches don't have many pews, I think in the days of yore, patrons had to stand and listen to the sermons, maybe when they passed out from exhaustion they woke up looking at these beautiful ceilings and were moved. Maybe that's why there were so many saints back then, because everyone woke up in the church having visions of Christ and the saints. Maybe I'm just a little cynical?
I think I've had my fill of religious art, bring on the pagan ...
... had my body feeling its poorest thus far on our trip. Even so, this small sacrifice was completely worth it as the city seemingly allows you to discover something new at every turn. The beauty in the art, culture, and especially the food, is so apparent, that even an unsophisticated soul such as myself could gain insight into why so many people are repeat visitors. We even met a woman who, after spending a summer here in college, never left. What began to scare me was ...