Hotel Diga

Viale Lungomare, 75, Marina di Ravenna, Emilia-Romagna, 48023, Italy | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Marina di Ravenna

Ravenna , mosaics and marble

A travel blog entry by petkatravels

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... 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 ...

More mosaics

A travel blog entry by tandlwilkins

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Another lovely sunny day! We set out to see the remaining 3 places with early mosaics but were distracted on the way by a market in a piazza. Our first stop was the Arian Baptistry - very similar to the Neonian Baptistry we went to yesterday but built by the heretic Arian sect a few years later. Whilst the skill of the mosaics was fine, the figures were a little crude and simple in comparison. Next was the church ...

Wonderful mosaics

A travel blog entry by tandlwilkins

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Fortified by a yummy breakfast we set out to visit 5 places with outstanding mosaics - all dating from the 4th to 6th centuries AD. They are mostly UNESCO World Heritage sites and it is incredible that they have survived. The first was the Basilica di San Vitale which was built 15 years before Hagia Sofia in Istanbul and was a model for it. It really set the standard for all the mosaics we saw today - spectacular in the Byzantine style of stylised figures and symbolic motifs. Next ...

City of mosaics

A travel blog entry by joanna.rath

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... 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 ...

Cure for Herpes Simplex

A travel blog entry by tony00health

... the infected individual that the herpes simplex virus isn't there already. Which proved very hard for that virus to generally be clinically detected, even fooling blood test results. Despite lack of known permanent cure, medical examiners still were develop prevention medicines enough to prevent breakouts and flare-ups. This is the most how the medical world can offer even now. They however have proven to be effective particularly in controlling ...

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