BEST WESTERN Hotel Genova
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... is home to the Holy Shroud , the supposed burial cloth of JC. We found out that the original is never on display and only for certain very special occasions . GUESS WHAT ? ..... They found out we were coming and the REAL shroud was on display (oh slight detail, the Pope was also visiting in same week )
Although not on our "to do" list , or of the faith ,we signed up for a visit , and found ourselves immersed in the Basilica of St John the Baptist. There were ...
... we found this amazing local Pizza place, it one that the locals use, so there was no English going on at all. But we got 2 medium Pizza's for euros 7, can't moan about that, and we couldn't even eat it all.
The following morning we had arranged to see the The Shroud of Turin, due to circumstances this did not happen, but we went off to our next destination, Capena Rome.
An easier day today - only a half hour walk after our bus ride into the hills to in Castagnole Monferrato. It was a little hazy but the view across the vineyards was glorious. Hayfever struck once again - this time it was the snowflake trees which were scattering pollen everywhere. Illaria offered to take my photo with the vineyards but I declined - my eyes were streaming, not pretty. OK. I think Juventus just scored a goal ...
... the Royal grounds which included the Church of San Lorenzo. This church was very intriguing because on the spring and fall equinox at cerain times, when the sun shines through each dome window, a painting in a little hole is revealed. Then we walked around the city and saw the Palatine Towers and the Basilica of Our Lady Help ...
... close to (unlike the real shroud which wasn’t on display when I was there).
After that, I continued wandering the city and stopping in churches that didn’t cost money to see until I made my way to THE MARKET this market is giant, they have an indoor area and the whole thing covers around 4 square blocks. There are fruits and vegetables, breads and cheeses, and all sorts of household goods you might need. My best buy at ...