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We walked over to the farm animals and we saw an bambi, it was so cute.
The story was the farmer found the bambi beside its mother and the mother was dead. And it was only 12 days old. It was so sad.
So today is the second day we arrived at the first town this one had the most bell towers you will see.
They had 14 bell towers. It is so much for a little town. We walked ...
... E190 for a pair of baby's first Dolce and Gabbana sports shoes....
Brilliant little trio playing tango music in a piazza. V romantic and sounded very like the Gotan Project. No we did not dance.
I have made a resolution not to eat at food places who display photos of the dishes. Made finding a dinner venue a bit of a challenge. The Savoy came to our rescue and happily accommodated us in their bar, where I ordered a rocket, walnut ...
David left early on the high speed train to Bologna to tour the Ducati Factory and he won't be back until late!
I hit the shops and markets and managed to buy a few small things! Mainly jewellery, Murano glass, a few scarves, an immersion water heater as European hotels don't have kettles as someone told me they wouldn't, and we are always hanging out for a cup of tea!
The other exciting thing I did today was to have ...
... the 5th floor. I'm not saying the water pressure was poor, but if I hadn't peed in the shower, my feet wouldn't have gotten wet.
After freshening up we wandered around town to get out bearings. At the Piazza del Duomo it was interesting to see that all the tables in the take away's are made from marble.
Turns out it's plentiful, easy to keep clean and lasts better than cheap ****** laminex table tops. I believe that it's that long ...
... expected. At least we got to make chocolate truffles afterward. They were amazing. We started with dark chocolate shells and filled them with raspberry ganache, which is basically a light milk chocolate and berry cream filling. Then we coated the balls of chocolate with melted white and milk chocolate and rolled them in powdered sugar. I ate like 5 of them. So good.
Tonight after I finish this I have to study for both my Architecture History and Italian exams ...