Hotel Giada

Address: Via Gaspero Barbera 6, Turin, Piedmont, 10135, Italy | Hotel
 
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Travel Blogs from Turin

Turin

A travel blog entry by sarahandthomas on Jul 01, 2014

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... and the next being 13:35, crazy, there was meant to be an alternative bus at 10:19 but this never showed so we had to wait for the 13:35, luckily the buses ran late enough for us to get back...

Turin, is a lovely city which hasn't been over-run by tourists, which is always a good thing!


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1777. Very Short Visit

A travel blog entry by nathanphil on Sep 10, 2013

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... chunk of the historical district has been torn down and turned into parking lots--right in the middle of town, leaving just a couple of semi-abandoned buildings. Seems a big odd... normally Italian cities are obsessed with preserving their historical buildings... Sorry, Asti, I'd like to spend more time with you, but I've gotta ...

1776. A Town Named Bra

A travel blog entry by nathanphil on Sep 10, 2013

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Day 294 2 hrs, 3.6 kms Of course I've got to check out a town with a name like this! I get off the train just as high school students get out for lunch break and join a crowd of them in a doner shop for a sandwich shop. Nice town to wander around in, with part of the city up on a ridge, with some castle like homes... and yes, you can buy a bra in Bra, in case you were ...

1775. Many Church Village

A travel blog entry by nathanphil on Sep 10, 2013

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Day 294 3 hrs, 1.7 kms Now it's time to head east completing my Piedmont loop. I've still got two more provinces to do, but I should still be able to squeeze a couple towns along the way. My first stop, Cavallomaggiore is a small town with lots and lots of churches... several in each block. I stop in a shop and the shopkeeper gets to chatting with me and I ask her about it. "People are quite religious here" she goes on to tell me about the religious trips she has gone ...

1772. A Royal City

A travel blog entry by nathanphil on Sep 09, 2013

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... nothing but Catholic churches everywhere. Actually, it is pretty amazing that the Waldensians survived. Here's a little of their story: back in the 12th century, a guy named Peter Waldo started veering away from the uncompromising teachings of the Catholic church, teaching things like, voluntary poverty, translating the Scriptures into the vernacular and "universal priesthood"--in other words, every believer is a priest. I notice certain parallels ...