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... courtyard in the center of Padua. It was filled with impressive statues and had a large bridge wright through the middle of it. We visited the church of St. Gustina the martyr which was very large and was last renovated in the Baroque Era. This church contained the bodies of St. Gustina, St. Luke, and St. Matthias. After this we ...
... I think that it is some sort of decompression chamber; we were being de-humidified whilst watching an informative video. Suitably treated, we could now enter the chapel. Externally, the chapel is frankly plain in the extreme, but inside, there is a universe of miracles awaiting.
The origin of the Scrovegni Chapel, consecrated around 1305, has a very splendid modern day resonance. There was once a banker called Enrico Scrovegni, who in a late life crisis of conscience ...
... with zucchini and butter, as well as Spaghettini with the smallest clams I have ever seen, and finished with bottarga. The linguine was surprisingly rich, perfectly seasoned and full of flavor. The spaghettini on the other hand was absolute heaven. All three of us decided it was the favorite of the two, and for J this was all new, so it was exciting to see him digging in to something so foreign with vim and vigor! Bottarga is an amazing creation made by taking the whole roe ...
... which is then slipped between the bars of a grate that is under the tomb. Letters, pictures, surround the site, visible signs of faith and a strong belief in St. Anthony. Some say he is the most popular saint in the world, outside of Mary and Joseph. After going to the tomb, pilgrims go behind the main altar, up a series of steps and below crucifix designed by Donatello, to the relics of St. Anthony, the most important being his ...
... passengers between terminals. The difference is that the Venetians charge passengers a euro each way. From there we took our first boat to the island of Murano, famous for the glass blowing. We transferred to another boat which took us to the island of Burano, known for it's handmade lace production. We transferred to our last boat which took us to the island of Torcello, only five minutes away. Torcello is very small, and it is one of the ...