AC Hotel Milano by Marriott
Travel Blogs from Milan
... by Napoleon. Today the golden Madonna on the roof has to be the highest point in the city. To overcome the limitations this places on new buildings, anything higher has a replica of her on their roof.
The terraces are full of ornate statues and buttresses, all built purely with the intention that only god would ever really see them. Artisans donated their time through the centuries to contribute to the Duomo, there is even a Michelangelo amongst the ...
... 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 ...
... through Galleria Vittorio Emanuele to get to Via Montenapoleone, Milan's upscale shopping street to droll over the designer apparel. We couldn't resist stopping for gelato which was exceptionally delicious! Just when I thought I was getting the hang of the city, we headed to the Navigli area for "apperitivo".... We were completely lost and walking in circles for 3 hours. We ended up at a subpar Italian restaurant, but were happy to be able to sit down. Desperate to actually ...
... Battery Boy jokingly apologised to the maître'd who laughter and said, "I don't wear a suit on holidays either."
Video Girl and Catering Queen ordered on behalf of Battery Boy and Luncheon Luc and thoroughly enjoyed their Italian banquet of pasta, salami, roasted vegetables, cheeses and fish with the obligatory bottle of vino.
The four wandered the streets plotting and planning their next session of ...
... it was in fact the correct train and where our carriage was… a curt nod, a grunt and a wave of the hand in the direction of the rear of the train was the total response.
Looking down the long train at the diminishing number of people remaining to board we galloped down the platform. At about this stage my memory played tricks on me and I thought car 6 was our destination. We eventually went from teens into single digits and yes they ...
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