Travel Blogs from Turin
... sitting around us who seemed quite friendly. The couple next to Eli were interested in where we were from and what we were doing in Turin.
Eventually it started. The first half an hour was a movie of an old guy who we assume was giving background to the music that was being played but we didn’t understand a word of it!
The music was nice. They played three main pieces which I assume where made up of a few movements as they had ...
... We had a good look at the buildings, squares etc – quite lovely and they have kept examples showing of the old original buildings. We walked into the new part of town to find a walk in ATM to get money. Next we found the train stazione – for a toilet! And we went to nearby café for a cool drink. People have been friendly and helpful here in ...
This morning we woke, packed and went to the lovely patisserie in Millau where Craig purchased his yummy Millefielle yesterday. We had coffees with an almond croissant and another fruit pastry – both yummy. We then drove out to under the Millau Viaduc. What a giant, amazing bridge – quite the engineering achievement. After wows and photos, our GPS lady ...
... the body of Dom Bosco and St Marie (a name I didn't recognise but was a bit like mozzarella). Seeing human bodies on display is still strangely drawing for me. Bernadette finds it creepy. . Drove back into France (as you do) once more paying toll after toll after toll... we discussed this and figure that our expense, in order, are flights, accommodation, food, car hire and then petrol and tolls running around equal. There would be another Eureka Stockade if Australia introduced ...
Slight change of plans - we left Roma at 2pm driving out easily - thank you Sarina (Tomtom) and headed for Asti - Guido navigated the autostrada like a champ and no wrong turns thru the crazy Genoa labyrinth of tunnels. Got in at about 9pm and headed out for some sparkles and dinner.
Gianni and Luca looked after Gran and Papa Tuesday morning visiting the local market and exploring the medieval centre of beautiful Asti. Guido and I headed off to attend a family funeral nearby. Sad ...
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