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Well it's bloody hot here in Milano not Abu Dahbi type hot I guess but 35+ degrees and path melting stay in the shade damed warm even by Aussie standards. The overnight train trip was interesting sharing a cabin and sleeping quarters with three French people. A young couple off to Venice for a romantic weekend and a fellow who had a meeting in Milano. He wanted to try the sleeper option as an alternative to flying he felt ...
... seeing the many different styles of architecture. The bus was full and there were long queues at each stop. We toured around and saw the cathedral, the spectacular football arena, the Sforzesco castle and many other fine landmarks. At about 3 pm we decided we needed a rest and so we caught the blue line route that would take about 45 minutes to get to our hotel. Phillip checked the map and found that we could get off at ...
At 10.00am this morning we travelled by train to Milan which took 1 hour 10 minutes. The train station was large but quite ancient and lovely. We then caught a taxi to the Hotel Sanpi. Decided to look around so caught the metro underground railway to central Milan and came across this most beautiful Cathedral called Milano Duomo. Magnificent. We thought the Cathedral in Cologne was huge but this one was even bigger. This Cathedral was started in 1386 but not completed until ...
... down stairs to the reception area for the wifi to upload photos and blogs, took me a good couple of hours to do this with the slow wifi.
Then next day we were up at a reasonable time to head out to Santa Maria cathedral and the refectory where the last supper is painted on the main wall. It took us awhile to get there as we continuously got lost due to the map only having certain street names! When we finally got there we found out you had to book to get into ...
... and over 240 days on the road, I'm eager to do some thorough exploring like that elsewhere. And what better than my second favorite country for parkbenching... Italy? From Bergamo I could launch out on what could be my greatest Superhike ever: the Alps... After that... well... I'll figure that out when I get there. So off to Bergamo I go. After a last minute hike from Asni to Tahanaoute to finish up my Toubkal Superhike in Morocco, I stop in Marakech to get ...
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