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Not much to say on this, we were both very disappointed with Turin. We felt that we done a lot of driving in the city for nothing really, its not the easiest place to get around.
The Bed and Breakfast that we stayed in was very nice , very clean and modern, no complaints there, her English was limited, but we were able to understand each other.
We went out in the ...
... a type of profiterole with their fruit salad I had semifreddo (yum). A long lunch in a courtyard in Piedmont is not a bad way to spend an afternoon. We weaved our way back to catch the bus back to Asti. Pity the passengers who had to share the bus with our rowdy mob. There are cars with horns blaring and shouting in the street - Juventus drew with Madrid so they are in the Champions League final. Happy Italian football fans ...
... Arch of Augustus was constructed in 8 B.C.
From Susa we drove to the town of Asti. Yes, this is the town that is know for Asti Spumante, a wine way too sweet for us. But, what we didn't realize is that this region is known for some of the very best red wines in all of Italy.
We drive back to the Malpensa airport tomorrow and drop off our car. We have a 7:00 a.m. flight out ...
... 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 ...
... time to see it.
We then visited the Museum Dioceses Ingresso. This museum showed us one of the first old churches on this spot built in Roman times. We saw a lot of the old remains and there were several relics we viewed from the Catholic Church. It is kind of sick how much money they spent in these churches. There were so many jewels, crowns of jewels and garments made of gold spun thread and silver filigree. ...