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2 weeks ago we visited to Bassano del Grappa, which is a beautiful city in northern Italy, where they make Grappa. It is a small town and they have a grappa museum. It was good to see, because I did not know how grappa is made. In earlier days it was the poor man's drink, because it is made from grape pomace, meaning the skins and seeds. Basically the leftovers of the winemaking process. This pomace ...
... the piazza, viewing the exterior of the church (not certain why the skulls prominently on top?) and then the gardens and castle. Este was once a capital in pre-Roman times, razed by Attila the Hun, then rebuilt with an imposing castle in the 14th (approximately) century. The walls and tower remain prominent, and the large gardens were donated to the township long ago by a family who purchased the castle and grounds. As a ratio to the tower size, the town has the largest clock on ...
... the life of Mary, Joachim, Jesus, and shows vices and virtues. The main wall of the chapel has a dramatic "Last Judgment", not unlike Michelangelo's in the Sistine Chapel. The art is important historically because it represented some of the first paintings of the Renaissance -- showing real people with real emotions. The chapel was recently restored and only 25 people are allowed ...
... Venice just so Cale can see it, and one day is plenty in my opinion. The city is beautifull and romantic, but in the end all it really is is a large shopping and entertainment district on water. We were there in October and yet the place was too packed so I would suggest going in early spring otherwise you're just trying to fight the foot traffic. As for Cale and I, we managed to have three pieces of lasagna and a bottle of white wine twice so we were ...
... fellow penguins we must not be seen to be hiding somewhere in the night, or the rucksack. We may have made one small waddle for penguins but must make one giant march for penguin kind
Yours in Penguinship
The buggers still did not take me to the dinner but are letting me watch my cousin Chilly Willy play against Spain!!
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