Hotel Gran Mogol
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... sitting around us who seemed quite friendly. The couple next to Eli were interested in where we were from and what we were doing in Turin.
Eventually it started. The first half an hour was a movie of an old guy who we assume was giving background to the music that was being played but we didn’t understand a word of it!
The music was nice. They played three main pieces which I assume where made up of a few movements as they had ...
July 18, 2014
What a quiet night – it's truly lovely here. And then breakfast was outside on the terrace looking over the lake. Cinzia gave us a good selection of cereal and breads with ham and made us a great local pear cake which was yummy. We set out for a walk to the old centre of town. It was fine walking in the morning – cool ...
... all the tunnels when he was little. One tunnel the Frejus Tunnel was 13 kms long and cost us $60 fee!! Once we crossed the border into Italy, the roads were less good but the mountains were even bigger. We eventually got to Avigliana but 'Adriana’ couldn’t find our place. A phone call to Cinzia got us there. What a gorgeous house – old Italian villa. Our room has a ...
The medieval fair was on again today but we had pre-planned to have a morning in Turin. I chose Mass in the Cathedral with the shroud but once we got there we found that the Mass times on their website were not up to date. :-(. We wandered around the Church. It contains something of Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati but as everything was in Italian I cannot work out which. The Holy shroud of The Lord was there but as we are not in line with the 10 year showing we had to be content ...
Slight change of plans - we left Roma at 2pm driving out easily - thank you Sarina (Tomtom) and headed for Asti - Guido navigated the autostrada like a champ and no wrong turns thru the crazy Genoa labyrinth of tunnels. Got in at about 9pm and headed out for some sparkles and dinner.
Gianni and Luca looked after Gran and Papa Tuesday morning visiting the local market and exploring the medieval centre of beautiful Asti. Guido and I headed off to attend a family funeral nearby. Sad ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed