Hotel Europa Residence
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... for wedding photos. We decide to return to the hotel for a rest while the shops are closed, and then make another trip into centro later when the shops reopen. We're now getting familiar with the maze of streets that run into the town centre and between the old buildings. Looking forward to our next stop in Venice, but now filled with a little sadness at leaving this beautiful place and the family who have been so fantastic and made us feel so ...
... a mass tomb for unknown soldiers. One soldier that was identified was a 21 year old Austrian named Peter Pan, and his tomb is one of the most visited, with fresh flowers always adorning the plaque of his tomb. We make our way to the Italian memorial which houses the remains of 12,615 soldiers also killed in these major battles. The largest tomb is that of General Gaetano Giardino, who led the Italian troops at the battle of Grappa in 1918, ...
... over 50,000 Italian and Austrian / Hungarian soldiers, many entombed behind named plaques and many others in unnamed parts of the crypt. The memorial was completed in 1938 largely to commemorate the Battle of Asiago that took place between 15 May and 10 June 1916, although those entombed are not all from this single battle. Walking inside this crypt is eerily quiet and cold, and leaves you contemplating the waste of ...
... where we hop out of the car and walk to the piazza in front. We are surprised by how few people are here, as there is only one tour group and a handful of other people around. It is easy to enter the Basilica, with no lines or entry cost, and very little security. This place has a very sacred feel, very similar to the awe we experienced when we entered Westminster Abbey, however this Basilica is open as it serves as a monument to only one person, rather than ...
... 8217;t think I will rush back for more!
Laura & I walked back past the Il Sacrario Militare Di Asiago
monument and discovered there is a 2 km track though the farmland that comes
out in Rendola right next to where we are staying. We had fun playing with the filters on
Laura’s camera taking photos of the monument and the dramatic sky behind
(another thunderstorm lurking) There was a swamp filled with frog noises but ...
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