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 ...
... to help. There also seems to be less Indians selling stuff which I'm happy about. We eventually found our hotel and yay it is amazing. Old school palace style but beautiful big and clean. It's basically an apartment. We got organised and went down the street to get lunch. Ends up that it was siesta time. So we went to a little bakery and got some cute sweets. I had a biscuit and it was so tasty! In the kitchen of ...
... Finally we are too tired to walk around any more in the heat & we head for the hotel. We are hanging out for a shower, as there was no chance of that on the train last night. It's about 1 o'clock, so we sit in the lovely air conditioned foyer and wait. There is plenty to see out the big glass windows and there are hordes of people milling about out the front, as there are a whole line of hotels all facing the canal. There are also many souvinere shops ...
... 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 ...