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... with bags in their hands!
Went to the Piazza Maggiore after breakfast. It is the historic centre of town with the obligatory church/cathedral (Basilica del Santo Petronio). We visited the City library first. It is a very cool library, very modern but with a beautiful old ceiling. Couldn't do much reading as it is all in Italian.
It was the Church after that. The most interesting thing in the church other than the ...
... was a little slow, mainly because the place was full, but this wasn't a real problem for us. The amusing item was the two (hugely overweight) Americans who left half their house red, and the English couple who told us they were staying at "a rather nice hotel" and were going to the "gourmet dinner tomorrow at the Majestic Hotel". Snobby sods. We politely corrected their assumption that we were English....
We are up early tomorrow for our train and bus ...
... not one church, but seven. With a mind numbing history and architecture. Joy has taken a zillion photos, which we will try to load soon. One problem with this hotel is that the Internet is very slow for loading photos, and we have to pay for it. Hmmm - like being back in the Dublin tour hotels! We'll get them up as soon as we can honest.
Love to all, and many thanks for following our travels. Do keep reading ...
... palazzi, churches galore, old style shops, and miles of covered arcades, all with a unique appearance. The predominant colour is the warm brown typical of northern Italy - another thing Joy swoons over!
Eventually we met up at the gallery again, and having freshened up with a glass of wine and a rest in the hotel, went out to look for dinner. By chance we found another "Rosarose", and couldn't beleive our luck. ...
... on motor- and bicycles.
I stopped at a small gas station and spent my last bit of Euros on petrol thinking that should be plenty to get me to the coast. I was starting to feel a little bit hungry again, but I thought I'd be by the coast within and hour or so. What I hadn't taken into account when looking at the map was how many ascents and decents there was. I kept thinking that I should be able to see the coast behind the next hill, or after the ...