Hotel Grand Torino
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... pictures. With some re-routing, we found our hotel. The room was spacious, but a little like your Italian grandmother's house that was quaint but in need of an update. We dropped our bags and embarked on a mission to find the best restaurant in the shortest time possible without the use of Yelp. Most of the restaurants were empty with a man outside trying to lure people in with promises of culinary delights. Once we found ...
... we explored the streets on the island and went in and out of several glass shop - each time taking years of our lives as the boys were told to "walk carefully" and "don't swing your arms" and "watch where you're going".....all too stressful really. We landed on a nice trattoria called Ai Vetrai where James and Geoff had a two course menu of pasta and main and Hamish and I had a single course. It was a lovely setting right on the small canal and surrounded by glass ...
... only to awake with what felt like needles stabbing into one of my eyebrows..no idea what that was about but Advil took care of it).
So while Mel was in the tub, I unpacked all my wet stuff. Purse, backpacks and suitcases are all soaked including some stuff in them. The scotch guard didn't quite hold up as we would have hoped TL.
Next on the agenda…we need FOOD.
... and if that wasn't bad enough they then lost a third of their population in the plague in 1575.......and again, in 1630!
Enough geography and history for now! We got off the bus and bought a map, because, sure as hell, there are so many canals and bridges that getting lost is virtually guaranteed, which is not a problem unless you forget where to catch the bus back out again! I guess one of the main landmarks is the Grand Canal ...
... is centrally located near "Il Duomo" (the famous domed renaissance cathedral - we can see it from our window!) , the museum with Michaelangelo's statue of David , the Ponte Vecchio bridge and the palace of the Medici's. Not a bad location to experience the renaissance. We checked -in and immediately left for a viewing of Michaelangelo's masterpiece statue of David. Viewing this masterpiece is ...