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Our trip to Milano got a late start--not our fault. The high speed train, Frecciarossa, was delayed over an hour due to some political rumblings/rallies in Bologna.
We made it just on time to our lunch visit with Vera, our very first teacher of Italian, ...
First of all...all of this trip was made with the recomendations of this site "Mil„o nas Maos"!
1) Here to stay
we stay in Milan, for 1 and an half day, so we choose the hotel, based on the rate and location, so the ...
... the Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel. The painting is a perfect composition and was such a sharp contrast from the other paintings we saw on our trip. Leonardo is able to tell a story in one painting. The characters are alive and in various emotional states after having heard Jesus announce that someone would betray him. Whether its Peter raising his knife to kill the betrayer or the look of disbelief on Thomas's face - it is all there - all the human emotion such ...
Monday September 1st.
Clear Blue skies & a little cooler than yesterday.
Breakfast then Cova for coffee.
We were planning to go and see an exhibition of "Earth from the Sky", which was being held at the Natural History Museum.
We set out and walked along Via della Spiga to Corso Venezia, and then to the Museum located in the large Public Park, - BUT is was closed ( it was Monday and we ...
... a demented gazelle-but the hotel was much too far away to switch shoes and come back to the forum. I had to sacrifice something-either the safety of my feet or my unquenched interest in the history that surrounded me. Naturally, I sacrificed the former.
I picked my way around the ruins, the bottoms of my shoes flapping beneath me as I continued to pause-look, pause-touch. I spent another hour in the ruins-not the four hours I had planned but still enough time to see ...