Travel Blogs from Lodi
... 18th century.
Next we took a trolly car ride to Santa Maria delle Grazzie to view The Last Supper. Giacomo told us all about the differences between fresco painting and the new technique Leonardo tried to invent for this piece and how this difference first led to the wall absorbing all the pollutants duling the work for centuries. How the various caretakers had tried to repair and repaint through it's lifetime until the 1970s when the began the 20 year project ...
... be, Piola. After walking in circles for an hour trying to find our hostel, we realized the street signs were etched into the sides of the buildings (they are VERY hard to make out). Truly enlightening moment! We spent lunch at a small cafe called Caffeteria di via Picini by our hostel. Their version of iced coffee is the most amazing thing I've ever tasted! It is espresso mixed with slushy, sugary ice. We visited the absolutely breathtaking Duomo cathedral (built in the ...
Location: Airplane, Milano- Madrid
The voyage started well and I successfully made it to the airport. Little sleep occurred due to the excessive and chaotic rainfall and thundering for most of the night coupled with heavy duty road work under my window in the early morning. As always, the driver liked to maintain very short distances from the cars in front of us, so every breaking instance left ...
... in France on the boarder town of Modane where the police have just escorted a back packer off the train, still in very rugged mountain country at the moment we are stopped I am not to sure what they are doing maybe getting the firing squad together or maybe he will have to join the French foreign legion, the time is midday and it looks cold outside by the feel of the window it is, cloud cover is very low on the mountains with cascading water falls every now and then after the storm ...
We arrived into Milan on Friday evening after another one of those epic journeys. This time we will spare you the details. As we have been to Milan before there was no need to do all the tourist sites again but we did squeeze in a really nice farewell dinner last night. We have spent the past few days relaxing and organising ourselves for our ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed