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... have been inside. Alot of the clothes (especially in Versace) I wouldn't have if you paid me, gold **** everywhere, great big medusa heads on things like shiny sneakers. A bit too weird for my tastes, but again its all in the experience! I also got to that statue I mentioned earlier. Leonardo!! Nice stuff.
We wandered around the square a bit more, its actually similar in lots of ways to the San Marco Square in Venice. And of course I forgot to mention all ...
The weather's still the same, beautiful, hot, sunny summer days, the language, the delicious food the cheap coffee are all still the same. However the people have changed, they are more patient than those of the city and most of all the scenery has changed, our rides now consist of forced tangents away from the little towns, down main roads where unscrupulous prostitutes stand, waiting for equally unscrupulous men. The positive side to this change of scenery is that the area ...
... feel extremely stupid and wonder what the toll booth attendant thought of the two silly tourists. The “biglietto” is
located in the top pocket of my shirt. We live and learn.
We arrive back at MXP just in time to greet our family. We find that their T-Mobile telephone plan allows them to use their phone like a GPS. We load the luggage into the VW as best we can and proceed to our excellent Airbnb accommodation for night in the nearby village of Passirana.
... It would mean a 28 mile day but would get me to a large town and I could have a rest day tomorrow. Made good time, covering the 28 miles in 9 and a half hours including stops.
Then things started to go wrong. My planned overnight stop, a hostel, couldn't be found. Asked around but no-one working nearby had heard of it. So off to the tourist office. Turns out that it was an office for ...
... to do justice in one short visit.
Once we had finished the Duomo we roamed down Via Dante towards the Sforza Castle which was built over seven centuries ago. Once the grand residence of Lord Francesco Sforza it later became used as an army barracks. It was in disarray after the Spanish, Austrians and French had run riot, in the early 19th century it was restored and opened as a museum and recreational venue. You can walk the whole way through the castle and to an open ...
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