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... some misdemeanor and died in Ravenna. When he became famous the Florentines wanted to take his remains back to Florence. The people of Ravenna refused this request and every year there is a delegation of Florentines who come and ask for the bones back. They are refused so they bring some oil to keep the devotional flame in the tomb burning. Sounds a good excuse for a jolly to me. Finally we visited the Basilica of St Apollinare Nuovo for more beautiful mosaics before the ...
... woman ,began to build their own chiesa, adorned with mosaics and add sparkles to those already there .Theodoro even built a few of her own.
The Ravenna of today is a small town , but has 8 Unesco world heritage sites of Byzantine mosaics. As we all know how I love glittery things so....it was on the list of " must do's".
No cars allowed in the centre and not many tourists , perfect for cycling , we found out ...
... but, I go to Shanghai and they have their biggest typhoon ever, we cancel Greece because it goes bankrupt, we visit an Italy that's incinerating itself under a heat wave, and now Turkey's starting WW3 against IS.
Starting to think, are the Ackman's a curse, or what??
A few words in your prayers tonight would be ...
... this in Comacchio, a seaside town on Italy's eastern seaboard.
The reason - this morning in Turin as we were loading the GPS for our journey, we discovered that, by the mere touch of the wrong button in the heat ...
... area then went to sit in the food cart area. Lucky it was only a short 30 min train ride to Florence. We were happy we made it! We checked into our hotel then went for food! We did a lot of eating in Italy! We walked into the city center, it was hot and packed with tourist standing in line to see things the David statue and the cathedral. We were already missing the small town feel of Ravenna. Florence was much bigger and a tourist trap. I had been there before so didn't feel ...
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