Crowne Plaza Padova
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... clear of water. The waitress said that this had only been a medium storm. I would hate to see what a major one looks like.
The next morning all was sunshine and back to normal. We set out sightseeing and walked our feet off.....again. We started with a very interesting tour of the Padua main university building and primarily the anatomy theatre where the first authorized autopsies were done. The sharply tiered room could hold up to 200 students. Dissections were ...
... but still a bit hot!
After trying to cool off for a bit they went to find supper in the old town. They enjoyed antipasto and pizza as it should be, really delicious.
They then decided to go for a walk to a big church. They went in and found that as it was a Saturday there was an evening service going on. This was not a little church but a large and ornate basilica. They were given a candle each and a sheet ...
... and the need for more bicycle-focused cultures. There are so many restaurants here, many of them are tourist traps especially in the busier areas. We loved our meal so much two nights ago, that we decided to have another round. They remembered us (the owner calls Pam "honey bunny") and gave us our choice of table in a very packed terrace. We decided to try a local Pinot Grigio and got a geography lesson to go with ...
... but attempt! Around the corner from that Palazzo, is the Cafe Pedrocchi, whic was opened in 1831 and has been there ever since. It has been described as "the most beautiful coffee shop in the world", but I can't comment on that. We did have a look at the menu, but Taglilonni, with a coffee cream sauce, served over shrimp just didn't appeal (that, plus the fact it was around 20€ each, did not draw us in) I did take some photos of ...
... plays and other events are staged there. The Colosseum like structure, well, we just had to visit that. It was all very ancient and wonderful, but more notably (at least for me) Pink Floyd performed at this spot way back in 1971. This was only for a documentary film, and the audience was limited to the film crew and a few local children, but regardless, I have now stood where Roger Waters, Dave Gilmour, Rick Wright (RIP) and Nick Mason stood. That felt pretty epic.
We had ...