Hotel Baviera Mokinba
Travel Blogs from Milan
... it properly. Today it is kept in a hermetically sealed room to protect it further. Giacomo also pointed out all the symbolism in the painting, all figures cast in light apart from Judas. The grouping of elements in threes to represent the holy trinity, even Jesus depicted in a triangular shape, and Judas and Jesus reaching for the same bread. Leonardo worked on the piece for 4 years, but set up him Milan home and vineyards just across the road.
Our final tour ...
... car drivers to drive. Luckily he drove well as once we left the autostrada, it was very, very windy to get to our hotel. Also Wendy is probably almost cured of her fear of tunnels as we lost count of how many we went through in the almost 90 minutes it took to get to Monterosso. We checked in at Hotel Palme, checked out our fourth storey room with sea view and balcony and went for a quick orientation walk. Apparently we are staying in the "new" town which is very busy, lots ...
... we ended up there after dinner, three subway lines later, for sunset. I learned two important things my first day in Europe: (1) the world is incredibly difficult to navigate without internet access & (2) Kelly & I might as well have a stamp on our forehead that says "American" Overall, I really enjoyed Milan. Getting lost multiple times ended up being a blessing in disguise. We were able to see a lot of the city in the one day we had. Onto the next tomorrow AM, Praha! ...
... saying they were all quiet. Typical. Had I known the train had power points by each seat, I would have taken my laptop cord and adapter! Could have sorted heaps of photos in 7 hours (not that I necessarily would have)!
There was a big shortage of suitcase space on the train. We found a place just inside the carriage, where they remained until the second stop, whereupon our Jamaican friend decided that they ...
... people were there! Then, we went inside the Duomo and walked around, sat down at one point, to just marvel at the vast beauty. It was one of the biggest churches I've been in, and I've been to the huge catholic churches in Europe before (mainly England and Spain, and Notre Dame). There were so many details. The marble floors, and pillars, the ceiling, the art (I think on canvas), all the statues, and the stained glass. There ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Pets allowed