Hotel Padova Casa del Pellegrino
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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We woke up well rested after yesterday's full day of travel. Ed went downstairs breakfast, leisurely morning, train to Padua. Pensione Pellegrino, Padua sights, spritzer in square, dinner in room, washed clothes. Great weather. Rosary for me, We had a great night of much needed sleep and awoke ready to begin our vacation. Ed went downstairs to the …
... I was scraping both ends on the door when I entered the shower, even moving sideways. Oh well, that’s just one part of the European travel experience.
After lunch I got the Wi-Fi password and went back to the room for a few minutes to check a few websites and then went out about 16:00 to explore. One of the sights on my list for tomorrow was the Basilica of Sant’ Antonio, which is only half a block from the hotel so I decided to have a look ...
... s family, the birth of Jesus, the crucifixion, and the resurrection. The frescos tell the story sequentially in three layers around the chapel. At the end of the chapel is the final story. The whole chapel is stunningly beautiful and the detail and emotion that Giotto portrays in his work is very unique for the time period. Subtle things like the dog jumping for joy at his master's return. The tears on Mary's face as she sees Jesus after ...
... at 2 to walk over to the gondolas. together. There were only about 20 of us because it was an optional activity that cost extra, but I figure if I'm in Venice I gotta ride in a gondola. My group hung to the side while all the other groups loaded in their boats, figured there wasn't a need to rush since we'd all get the same time in the boats anyways. And our patience paid off because while all the other boats had the maximum of 6 people in the boat, we ...
... with Tnj why this keeps happening. He suspected that perhaps Italian men are more forward or are used to being quite up front about these things. That same night I receive some very, very strange whatsapp messages from Mike, the Swiss guy I met. Examples include an abrupt question of, "Would u stay with me if ever u come back? ;)" I replied with how little I knew him and how unlikely a prospect this would be.
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