Travel Blogs from Pieve Emanuele
... Surrounded by the intricate cake like laciness of marble sculpture we walked across the rooftops between the turrets. We took many more photos. After realising that time was now getting short we then rushed down to the stairs, caught the metro back the 4 stops to the Hotel Maddison and walked to 300m to the train station - that's why we booked accommodation close to the station! We made the train with 20 mins to spare so we bought a snack boarded and we were on our way to ...
You sure notice the big city once you have spent some time in rural countryside. This is how we felt but I think it is justified as everything here is extra large. The Duomo (largest church in Europe and took over 500 yrs to build) begs to have a hundred pictures taken of it. Especially as it was in full afternoon sun. And the malls are huge with shop windows at least 2 stories high. Everything is marble ...
... find you have a choice of three pizzas only and about three different drink choices, so for a slice and a glass of beer it was 5 euro served on a paper plate with a plastic fork, ask no questions, don't try to change the order anyway, this is how it is, OK,
After satisfying two of our basic needs we decide to satisfy the third, Culture, so we head off to La Scala the Opera theatre that has been going for since 1778. Luckily there were no performances on so ...
Arriving in Milan late Monday afternoon left us no time for museums or churches, but we made good use of our evening exploring the Brera neighborhood, enjoying one last pizza, and wandering streets up to the Duomo -- for gelato from Grom and for last looks at the Galleria and extraordinary ...
... to get a ticker as that’s when they sell all the cancelled tickets for the day…woop woop…fingers crossed.
From there I decided to do the other half of my map that I missed the previous day. I made my way over to the Musseio di Natural and the public garden where I sat down and relaxed for a little while doing some people watching. I then headed to the sky scrapers which if your from Melbourne its not much of a sky scrapper. I enjoyed ...
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