Concord Lido Di Savio
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... inner city is restricted to bikes and pedestrians.)
We again opted to find our own way in to the city, about half an hour's drive from the port. There were a lot of people with the same idea today!We caught the ferry across the waterway, a few minutes and then intended to bus it in. Peter got talking to a young man in his car on the ferry and he took us in.We found out later the bus we would have been ...
... of my kidnappers are attached to this entry. All night I kept waking up in a panic thinking someone was banging down my door. Turns out I'm still here, and hours away from where that happened. I'm hoping they were just some weirdos trying to annoy tourists or something, but Sydney and I were so freaked out yesterday!
That little fiasco didn't ruin the day though, it was filled with laughter, adventure, and Italy!!!
... spent a pleasant couple of hours wandering along the fortifications and through the town looking at the sights, and even stumbled upon the changing of the guard at what I suspect is the seat of power in the Serene Republic. I'll try and attach video evidence of what could well rival the same event at Buckingham Palace! Having been absent from Italy for so long we felt the need to return, so took the road ...
... 6th C church - Sant' Apollinare in Classe. Just the apse of the church still has mosaics but they are spectacular - wonderful vibrant greens and beautiful scenes. we had a leisurely lunch outdoors beside the church and caught the bus back to town. Our last dinner was in a restaurant with wonderful food and a list of over 100 wines - we stuck to the house red which was delicious. Off to Florence tomorrow on the ...
... of the baptism of Jesus in the river Jordan. Next door is a museum with the restored chapel of San Andrea with more lovely mosaics. It has been warm and sunny today which makes it so much nicer and we had some delicious ice cream on the way home. After another good dinner we went to a bar and sat outside to enjoy a last glass of wine. Ahhh! All the mosaics were just so spectacular, so detailed, so coloured, and unbelievable that they are 1500 years old. A really sensational ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking