Travel Blogs from Milan
Today we were lucky enough to take a tour with one of Trip Adviser's star tour guides for Mian, Giacomo.We started at the Duomo where he took us to the terraces to admire this beauty from above. Made completely from Marble, the Dukes of Milan donated a complete mountain to the building of the Duomo so that it could always be made and maintained in a common stone. We're pretty sure we saw the quary on the way to Milan yesterday. 400 years in the making it was ...
... we ended up there after dinner, three subway lines later, for sunset. I learned two important things my first day in Europe: (1) the world is incredibly difficult to navigate without internet access & (2) Kelly & I might as well have a stamp on our forehead that says "American" Overall, I really enjoyed Milan. Getting lost multiple times ended up being a blessing in disguise. We were able to see a lot of the city in the one day we had. Onto the next tomorrow AM, Praha! ...
... in France on the boarder town of Modane where the police have just escorted a back packer off the train, still in very rugged mountain country at the moment we are stopped I am not to sure what they are doing maybe getting the firing squad together or maybe he will have to join the French foreign legion, the time is midday and it looks cold outside by the feel of the window it is, cloud cover is very low on the mountains with cascading water falls every now and then after the storm ...
... a few travelling restaurant singers there was very little music, which is something that always added to the Italian ambience. Unfortunately the tour has ended on a very sour note in Milan. When we were just a couple of kilometres from our hotel, a motor cycle went past our van and the three ladies in the back rows of the van all heard a noise - I thought it was the air conditioning in the car giving a surge of air and Jan and Lyn thought the bike had hit the side of the van with ...
... even in the midst of something horrible, I could still be of good humor and have fun. In the midst of my throwing up, I still smiled and was grateful.....HECK I WAS IN ITALY!!! What better place to be throwing up?! haha
6. And....its fun and highly suggest to learn at least 10 new words of the language of the country your going to....most of the people really like the effort :)
I could go on with lessons forever....but for now.....CIAO (italian)! :)
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility