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... and voila there is grappa. I reallly do not like it, it is way too strong for me, but it was nice to see anyway. Since it was beginning of winter, they put up a fake ice-skating field in the middle of the square. It was a beautiful, sunny day and the ice-pad felt a little out of place, but the idea is very nice.
On our way home we stopped at cittadella, which is medieval city, that still has the old ...
... last day here, we took the tram into Ponti Romani, the main town square again and explored further down some side streets. There is a big event going on right now in Padova, much of it focused on the University area. I'm not certain, but it looked much like a "hazing" ritual, with students having to perform certain things, while being pummeled with a variety of things, such as flour, eggs...forced to recite and read things off posters, ...
... oldest english speaking university.
Padova's critical role in the development of modern medicine is directly linked to the expanding rule of the papal centric city state of Rome to the south. Students at the university of Bolognia, Italy's 1st university, were obstructed from practicing free and independent thought, irrespective of the Roman Catholic Church. Students therefore left Bolognia and moved north ...
... are few stations that speak English so we have to hunt but found BBC and CNBC. Settled for the night at approximately 10 PM Italy time which meant we had been up 33 hours. We are not quite back to normal due to being wakened sometime in the night by energetic partiers somewhere nearby. This morning we were awakened by the church bells but we didn't go!!! Amen.
... none of that. He likes to make me smile and I guess it holds true that if the wife is happy the man is happy, or he truly just wants to make some of my dreams come true. So far just being in Europe is making my dreams come true. This is one to check off the bucket list.
I enjoyed the ride and it was just as romantic as I had imagined. The only thing that would have made it better was a nice bottle of red and some music in the background. I felt ...
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