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Ravenna is a city we have been to many years ago but this time we had a guided tour, which I can highly recommend as the guide pointed out stuff that we would most certainly have missed and she put it all into historical context.The city is mostly famous for its mosaics so the first place we visited was the Basilica of San Vitale, the patron saint of Ravenna. On the outside it is plain roman bricks but inside are spectacular mosaics both on the floor and on the nave. The ...
... how long it took to make these with such precise detail. They are said to be the best Byzantine mosaics outside of Turkey.
They have been preserved really well and are still shimmering and glittering in all their glory.
My favourites were the amazing midnight blue and gold mosaics in the Mausoleo Di Galla Placida. It is a really tiny mausoleum in the grounds of the very fancy Basilica Di San Vitali . The exterior is ...
... mosaics in this place. Gob-smacking, that after hundreds of years they're still up there, looking as bright as the day they were glued!
We got totally, and I mean totally, lost getting back to our hotel - must have seen every grubby back street in Northern Italy.
I'm sure your sick of ...
... Garibaldi, a fishing village tucked a few short k's under Venice.
Keep watching, dear reader, as we explore the mosaics of Ravenna and the Palazzo of Ferrara.
There's no place as good as the place you are.
... we liked. We went a Popcafe for a drink. We sat in the square enjoying our drinks. There are often art events that go on in this square. While we were there, a photographer was there taking photos. She was taking photos of the different people of the square. We took part in it as well and got our pictures taken. Apparently, this photographer was going around the world taking pictures of different people in different town squares. Once things died down at the square,we went to try ...
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