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... hot chocolate ever at this cafe called Bar Rossi (where I wrote my last entry).
Today we are in Bergamo, a city that has been around since 49BC. BC stands for before christ and AD means for “anno Domini,” which is Latin for “in the year of our Lord.”
We will explore the oldest part of the city today!!!..........(Hope I don't get hit by a car!)
Hope you're surviving
... t dampen my determination to find it. After a walk through the 'new town', we caught the funicular up to the old town. There we spent the afternoon wandering through the cobblestone streets, admiring the delicacies in the shop windows, & poking around the old churches. The three churches were something else. The first one we weren't allowed to take pictures in which is a pity because it was beautiful & the paintings inside were so life-like it was like looking at a portal ...
... d met them a few times throughout the summer so it was nice to see them again, and they were very kind and bought me a copy of 'I Promessi Sposi', a very famous Italian classic whose story is based in the Milan area. It was really fantastic - the people were lovely and we all sat and talked all night, and the food was lush! I ate lots of new things: 'vitello tonnato' (tuna-d veal) is a speciality, and is veal topped with a sauce made from tuna, mayonnaise, anchovies and capers; ...
... I say more?
... camp spot but it was full and there were people everywhere, so we didn't really want to stop there anyway. By this stage we had driven from Italy, back into Switzerland, back into Italy, round the top of Lake Como, and it was getting close to 40 degrees. We drove south and ended up near Lake Como, in a much quieter spot. We even managed a cool down swim before dinner, which was a very nice way to end the day.