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Thank you for all your comments about the blog but we haven't quite finished yet! Still about 24 hours before we'll be on our doorsteps, a whole city still to explore and at least one more blog post! We reached Milan ok and our air b n b host greeted us at the station and escorted us to her flat!! Showered and dressed we set out on our last evening out. We found the canal we had been informed had lots ...
Been very busy last couple of days - just had time to catch up and I am a few days behind. We drove up to the local car ferry in Trezzamo The ferry was quick, we drove on and sat on the top deck for 10 minutes. When we arrived in Bellagio we had a lovely relaxing look round and a little shopping trip. We sat in the Hotel Du Lac ...
... ever. I sit with the interpreter a lot and she tells me how the other coaches are amazed at the hard work our boys do in the pool. There is no question in my mind that Dusty dreams of water polo while he sleeps!
The drivers have been amazingly brave. The size of the busses are far too big to fit down the small roads of Italy but somehow they manage to navigate without a scratch. To stereotype the Italian drivers would be unfair but in reality it is like a game of dodgeball with ...
... enough for Shackleton's kibble.
We have saved the best for last. Leonardo's Last Supper, or the Cenacola as the Italians call it was commissioned in 1494 by Duke Ludovicio Sforza for the refectory of the Dominican monastery in Santa Maria delle Grazie. Leonardo was working on other projects at the same time and it took him more than four years to complete the work. I was not prepared for the size--the painting is huge180 inches by ...
... higher up. At Alp Grum, 2091m high in the alps, the train stopped for 25 minutes so we could get some photos. Ruby made it her mission to touch snow in Switzerland and wen't walking down the the steep hill 30 metres or so to do it. She bought a ball of icy snow back up. Ah, Honestly, the landscape, scenery, mountains are just indescribable. They're the ultimate definition of majestic. You just have to look at the photos; but not even they come close to doing ...