Travel Blogs from Tortona
... the town near
the main street.
I then had 3 hours to explore the streets and shops before I
was to meet the Granadparents at their home to be dropped back to my place
I was expecting the city of Alessandria to
be quite modern but I was wrong.
... hour to get to their house. The house is so beautiful almost as much as the family!
They are so lovely and kind! We are going to Milan tomorrow while the parents attend a Milan Fashion Week event! Im so excited and so greatfull for this experience I have been offered! Ciao! Elle ...
... because of my cold. Vittorio is a wine connoisseur so was showing his fine wines. He gave us a Barolo wine after we said we had been there.
While eating Franco rang and said there were a few choices to catch the train to sacile, so maybe we could look on the internet with Giorgi. No worries,we thought??!!
Found what we wanted but it was difficult to work it out, and we needed a print out so after about an hour of mucking about we went to Stefano.
... shattering inspirations while wandering around Piedmont for 3 days, and it's felt pretty rushed--but does feel good to tell myself that I've finished exporing North and Central Italy (except some of the Alpine provinces and the Trieste area...) Tomorrow I go on another whirlwind "trip within a trip" to psyche myself up ...
... dart off from the main streets, the buildings tower above you for 4 or 5 floors making the streets appear even narrower than they really are. There are lots of little shops opening for business despite it being Sunday, the whole place feels really relaxed once you get away from the traffic. Once out in the open Expo area of the port, really posh as they have an annual boat show. I follow the receptionists advice and wander around seeing some of the famous sights, ...