Crowne Plaza Padova
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... a meat or fish main, pudding if you can stand it and appetisers too are an option. I just went for starter and main as the prices are a bit eye watering and I'm still ravishing the breakfast buffet (no new cakes to report today). Veg sides are available but you hardly ever see them ordered and there are not loads of veg on the plate. The French are the same, I'd like to know when they eat their greens to avoid ...
... touching of the exterior glass took place. The worship of saints is evidently still very much the rage, although I don't know if St Anthony minds having bits of his body on show.
We reluctantly made our way out of the Basilica, which had provided us with much food for thought, even if we had missed the Donatellos. We had spent comfortably less than 24 hours in Padua, but we seemed to have packed in a cornucopia of treasures and joys. It had been super.
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... anatomical theatre built in the world, and is still intact today. The design was quite clever. It was built with 6 levels- 6 concentric circles each progressively higher than the last, encircling a table that stood in the centre on the lowest level. This is where the cadaver was kept and the professor would proceed with the dissections etc and have up to 200 students towering in the stands above watching. They would all stand as there were no seats. When you walk inside ...
... and then up and over again. I told John that I was getting fatter on this trip and I think he was trying to give me some extra cardio time.
After our fill of the bridge we started walking toward St. Mark's Basillica. Easy right? Not without a map. We figured out after more than a few minutes of walking that we were indeed on the wrong course. John looked up at the sky and determined that we would be heading the correct way if we kept the ...
... realized that the drivers here respect cyclists and don't treat them like they don't belong on the road, which unfortunately happens at home. Here in Ferrara there are cyclists everywhere, and lots of bike lanes. It is Italy's city of bicycles. It was about 5:30 when we arrived at our hotel, so we had some time to explore the area. There is a castle with a moat just two blocks from our hotel! It is called Castello Estense. This city still has much of the original wall around ...