Duchessa Isabella Hotel
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So a very exciting day as we set off for Rome. Hard to believe that we are actually going to see this city this afternoon. ! Driving south through the edges of Tuscany s very influential part of Italy at times more important than Rome especially during Renaissance times. fabulous scenery especially cypress ...
... We arrived at Ferrara at 1345 and we had two and a half hours to wander the town. Warren visited the museum in the castle which he enjoyed. From here we caught a bus to meet our boat at the small village of Zelo. I think everyone fell asleep during the 45 minute trip after a 40 km day in bright sunshine and temperatures approaching 30 degrees. After dinner we wandered up to the localities where darts was popular. Warren and Alex were beaten by Marco and Guilliano in a tight ...
We left the ship early and went to see the fish market at Chioggia and then a visit to the Clock Tower at the church. What we thought would be a quick trek up the stairs to the top for a few pictures turned into a fascinating hour with the priest who explained some of the local history. We were also shown (and touched!) 14th century documents found in the walls of the tower ...
... to offer shelter and a hospital to pilgrims, It is on one of the busiest streets of central Bologna, and as you walk through the doors it offers a beautiful little sanctuary from the hustle and bustle outside. What really makes the church special though is that around a corner from the altar is a group of figures which have been called one of the masterpieces of Italian sculpture. The figures that make up the group known as the Lamentation over the Dead Christ, are life ...
... watched the locals. The town is just the single lane winding over the hill. Sadly no piazza. Just exercise. It's very beautiful here but I'm also glad to be moving on. My days off were spent looking for wifi, gelato and a supermarket so I could stock up on a treat or three. Has my Italian improved? My vocabulary has tripled but it will take skill to incorporate them into a conversation that isn't about agriculture. I'm still smiling though as I head to Arezzo. Sent from my ...