Pacific Hotel Fortino
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- Continental Breakfast
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Not much to say on this, we were both very disappointed with Turin. We felt that we done a lot of driving in the city for nothing really, its not the easiest place to get around.
The Bed and Breakfast that we stayed in was very nice , very clean and modern, no complaints there, her English was limited, but we were able to understand each other.
We went out in the ...
An easier day today - only a half hour walk after our bus ride into the hills to in Castagnole Monferrato. It was a little hazy but the view across the vineyards was glorious. Hayfever struck once again - this time it was the snowflake trees which were scattering pollen everywhere. Illaria offered to take my photo with the vineyards but I declined - my eyes were streaming, not pretty. OK. I think Juventus just scored a goal ...
... for the stops we had planned for today. Our first little village, Avigliana, is perched beside two glacier fed lakes and surrounded by the Alps. Too bad we couldn't see either. We drove to the Abbey, Sacra di San Michele, at the top of a really high mountain. This monastic community was founded around the year 1,000. During this abbey's prime it attracted pilgrims on their way to Rome and as a ...
... the Royal grounds which included the Church of San Lorenzo. This church was very intriguing because on the spring and fall equinox at cerain times, when the sun shines through each dome window, a painting in a little hole is revealed. Then we walked around the city and saw the Palatine Towers and the Basilica of Our Lady Help ...
... these things are fun to study but still ridiculous. The chalets are adorned with all kinds of rubies, garnets, diamonds, emeralds and any other kind of jewel you can think of. They were truly beautiful until you think about how many people around the world are starving and homeless and how much better money could be spent. I only hope the church hasn't continued the same practices.
We then stopped to split a ...