Travel Blogs from Lido degli Estensi
... inner city is restricted to bikes and pedestrians.)
We again opted to find our own way in to the city, about half an hour's drive from the port. There were a lot of people with the same idea today!We caught the ferry across the waterway, a few minutes and then intended to bus it in. Peter got talking to a young man in his car on the ferry and he took us in.We found out later the bus we would have been ...
... 6th C church - Sant' Apollinare in Classe. Just the apse of the church still has mosaics but they are spectacular - wonderful vibrant greens and beautiful scenes. we had a leisurely lunch outdoors beside the church and caught the bus back to town. Our last dinner was in a restaurant with wonderful food and a list of over 100 wines - we stuck to the house red which was delicious. Off to Florence tomorrow on the ...
... of the baptism of Jesus in the river Jordan. Next door is a museum with the restored chapel of San Andrea with more lovely mosaics. It has been warm and sunny today which makes it so much nicer and we had some delicious ice cream on the way home. After another good dinner we went to a bar and sat outside to enjoy a last glass of wine. Ahhh! All the mosaics were just so spectacular, so detailed, so coloured, and unbelievable that they are 1500 years old. A really sensational ...
... for lunch. We were told Ravenna is famous for its panini, having originated from this area. It's just a flat bread roll with filling in it (nothing to write home about).
Sailed back to Venice late this afternoon. I have to take back my comment that the Venetian Lagoon is very uninteresting and nothing but water with no life to be seen. The bank is well and truly populated with lots going on and towns all the way ...
Farrera - Sabato Aprile 19th 2014.
We have just returned from an arduous passeggiate in the hot sun beneath the city walls of Ferrara. Although cream crackered, I've been partially revived with an apple, of which I'm very fond. I'm now awaiting for Signora to shift her proverbial to prepare my evening meal. It comes as no surprise that I'm a little fatigued, Signora has just informed me that I'll be 10 this October, 70 in human years, 10 years ...
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