Hotel La Spezia - Gruppo MiniHotel
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Next we took a trolly car ride to Santa Maria delle Grazzie to view The Last Supper. Giacomo told us all about the differences between fresco painting and the new technique Leonardo tried to invent for this piece and how this difference first led to the wall absorbing all the pollutants duling the work for centuries. How the various caretakers had tried to repair and repaint through it's lifetime until the 1970s when the began the 20 year project ...
... we ended up there after dinner, three subway lines later, for sunset. I learned two important things my first day in Europe: (1) the world is incredibly difficult to navigate without internet access & (2) Kelly & I might as well have a stamp on our forehead that says "American" Overall, I really enjoyed Milan. Getting lost multiple times ended up being a blessing in disguise. We were able to see a lot of the city in the one day we had. Onto the next tomorrow AM, Praha! ...
... just used a crane from over the wall of the arena to lift it. I was lucky enough and could afford a "real seat" as opposed to the hundreds that sat on the stone steps like they did in Roman times. The acoustics were also amazing. We made it to Act II, Scene 3 before the skies opened again and the conductor rushed his orchestra away to save the valuable instruments. A very anticlimactic end but I was actually just cold and wet by that time but it was so worth ...
... and corn / maize growing along side and the occasional canola plot As for stock plenty of white cows and very few sheep 20 mins till we get there it's now 4 o'clock and all is well My darling wife is so looking forward to trying the scargo on toast and cavier in this new adventure on our first trip to France after the spaghetti and pasta in Italy HaHa Arrived at our beautiful old Hotel Kleber around 5.30 , unpacked,as we are staying in one place for one whole week,yah and went out for ...
... by a stroll in the Brera neighborhood and art district, Sforza Castle and the highlight of my visit --- Leonardo da Vinci's "The Last Supper" --- In the dining room of the Santa Maria delle Grazie monastery. I have no words. It was surreal to be standing in front of a wall of an image I have seen my entire life.
I expected to hate Milan but to my surprise it's quite a nice city and it didn't hurt that everyone we ran into were friendly and overly ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed