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Sunday 4th Jan - Aagh, today I woke up with the head cold the boys have had, so a bit of a slow start to the day. I convinced Rob to catch the metro instead of walking and we headed up to see the Monte dei Cappuccini Church built from 1583 - 1656, it sits high up on a hill overlooking the Po river and Torino. I'm glad we didn't spend €20 going up the Mole tower yesterday, these free views were awesome. We were lucky to have a clear day giving us a ...
... br> Meandered through the old town and had light meal at a small café then bought some groceries to take back to our room at the Oasis Hotel.
... Oh, you want an audio guide? Wait here.... I'll get one for you." And off she went, back to the start. Lovely lady. So I just grinned and thought it was wonderful. If a bit slow. This museum is so far off the beaten track that I think these people are paying to keep it going. The information on The Shroud was fascinating. But It would be overrun if it was easier to find. It was great. Anyway, heading back to the Duomo for a last look at the actual home of ...
We had settled for the
more expensive route to Turin via the Mont Blanc Tunnel. How could
we not really? The scenery improved from flat agricultural plains to
hills, tunnels and viaducts. We estimated by the end of the day that
we had probably been underground for a hundred miles in the last
twenty four hours. As the road wound up hill into the Alps, we passed
Geneva and then the ice diamond of Mont Blanc came into view. Our
Day 294 2 hrs, 3.6 kms Of course I've got to check out a town with a name like this! I get off the train just as high school students get out for lunch break and join a crowd of them in a doner shop for a sandwich shop. Nice town to wander around in, with part of the city up on a ridge, with some castle like homes... and yes, you can buy a bra in Bra, in case you were ...