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... Then up the funicular to the mountain overlooking Como, not happy with view at that height we decide to walk up to the lighthouse. Snow covered following last weeks cold blast we make our way up - a long way - finally arriving at 'the lighthouse'. The view was spectacular, well the view as best it can be here with quite dense haze/smog. We could see the water but sadly the Swiss Alps, whilst could be seen, were blurry. (Switzerland is ...
Leaving Milano, we started the day with Bergamo which is an ancient town about 40 km east of Milan we've been hearing a lot about. I have to admit that it wasn't as great as I thought it would be. Maybe it's just me setting my expectation too high.
The old town (citta alta) is up on the hill and we had to take ...
... buses to get to our hostel. After about an hour that included bus rides and lots of stairs, we arrived at the hostel, where we dropped off our stuff and left to explore the city.
We first went to try to figure out the busses and trains (Abby wanted to go to Pisa the next day) in the lower city. However, we were at a loss and gave up on that idea. We headed to the Citta Alta, which is the upper medieval city ...
... map to the fortress.
It turned out to be remarkably easy to get to. Typical of Google Maps, the supposed 15 minutes walk actually only took 8 minutes (though I'm a serious power walker, particularly when alone in an unfamiliar city. Looking purposeful makes me feel safe). I arrived just at 4:30, when all visitors were able to get in free to the fortress and the museums in it. I wandered into the courtyard, then across into the nearest museum. Fittingly enough, it was ...
... Baptistry, accessed from under the church, dating to 500s. The crypt had the tomb of St Carlo Borromeo. Then we climbed the 165 steps to the roof. Interesting - the roof is marble slabs, not tiles, and up to now has not had lead gutter drainage, although same being installed as part of the restoration. Great views from the roof, and a weird feel, walking across the ridge of marble slabs. Back to the Piazza for an ...