Balbi Family Hotel
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- Minbar in room
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Smoking rooms available
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If you are going to provide a commentary on what happens on your travels, then you have to report on everything and not skate over certain topics.
So it is with a certain reluctance that I have to relate the following tale, since I seem to have been branded by certain members of the family and a particular neighbour as being a little on the wild side or a bit of a loose cannon - worthy of a clip around the ear - was a comment made ...
... lady checking out Katie's camera as we crossed a busy road so I told Katie to put it away!
it was a very pretty place but very busy. We were on top of the bus and it was covered in a clear plastic. I felt we were slow roasting!! Yum/Yuk!,
sorry I have to write this very quickly in an Internet cafe before we miss the last bus and have to swim to catch the ship.
we are pinching ourselves that we are in Italy!
Wish you were all here too.
... are the pillars but the altar area is of 16-17th century baroque with the most elaborate gilded mouldings & painted ceilings & a series of ancient damaged frescoes interspersed with much later religious scenes. On the southern side is the most ornate chapel with fine statues all around it. In the museum they have a most ornate 11th century gilded arc, the plate on which John the Baptist's head was served up & ...
... Hmm, I didn't know that was so prevalent, but indeed it was. The palaces were grand, though we didn't go into any because we didn't have enough time left in the day. There were also lots of churches, some large, some small, and all very old and uniquely beautiful. The entire time we were walking around, we had a great feeling of being alive in a city that it is very much itself alive. And diverse! Old people, young people, hippies, hipsters, Africans, Hispanics (on ...
8.5.2013 Sestri (I) Km: 61598 Birthplace of Christopher Columbus / Geburtshaus von Christoph Kolumbus
In honor of the explorer Christopher Columbus I go at beginning of my journey, to his birthplace in Genoa. In a moment of silence I think of his courage and adventure. Then the tour continues with a very different feeling and I know now that I'm ...