Hotel Naviglio Grande
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... 18th century.
Next we took a trolly car ride to Santa Maria delle Grazzie to view The Last Supper. Giacomo told us all about the differences between fresco painting and the new technique Leonardo tried to invent for this piece and how this difference first led to the wall absorbing all the pollutants duling the work for centuries. How the various caretakers had tried to repair and repaint through it's lifetime until the 1970s when the began the 20 year project ...
... be, Piola. After walking in circles for an hour trying to find our hostel, we realized the street signs were etched into the sides of the buildings (they are VERY hard to make out). Truly enlightening moment! We spent lunch at a small cafe called Caffeteria di via Picini by our hostel. Their version of iced coffee is the most amazing thing I've ever tasted! It is espresso mixed with slushy, sugary ice. We visited the absolutely breathtaking Duomo cathedral (built in the ...
... just used a crane from over the wall of the arena to lift it. I was lucky enough and could afford a "real seat" as opposed to the hundreds that sat on the stone steps like they did in Roman times. The acoustics were also amazing. We made it to Act II, Scene 3 before the skies opened again and the conductor rushed his orchestra away to save the valuable instruments. A very anticlimactic end but I was actually just cold and wet by that time but it was so worth ...
... Carol) all the pushing and shoving like they got be there before any one else (Michael) towards the finish I was like **** you ya dago prick get out of my way (slight exaggeration). The disappointment of Naples After observing the many statues and paintings of Italy I am convinced that the history shows if they weren't killing one another they were ******* one another depending on what side of the fence you were born Overall we had a wonderful time in Italy wishing we could ...
... should Karliana and I be concerned? An Italian man came up to us asking where we were from and confessing that he does not like Italians. For what seemed like the millionth time this week, Karliana was yet again mistaken as something other than Guatemalan. This guy went with Brazilian. He talked about the military time that's compulsory in Italy (which we didn't know about) and continued on his way! You learn something new everyday! I was craving lasagna ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed