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... br> Day 22 May 31 S Locarno: Train to Bellinzona where we met Elizabetta for visit to market, Civico and Castelgrande; lunch at the castle
Day 23 May 1 Su Locarno: Sara hiked lake promenade; Roger e-biked to Azcona (Mt. Verita) and Minusio; went to antiques fair- disappointing; Swiss "Blue Angles" air show over Lake
Day 24 June 2 M Locarno: Train to Bellinzona; train to ...
... walls. The floors are beautifully designed and executed marble mosaics, some of which I took pictures off before realizing photos were not allowed.
This is the distinctive hat worn by all Doges. BTW, wives of Doges were termed Dogaressas!
The piazza (courtyard) connecting the Palace and the Basilica was used for ceremonial purposes and served as water ...
... the oar to be placed as different positions on the fixed vertical arm used for leveraging the oar. Gondolas are able to operate on the Grand Canal but often escape the extensive traffic of the Grand Canal for the quiet and calm waters of the extensive system of side canals (Rios). After learning of the construction and maintenance of gondolas and seeing the gondoliers in action along the Grand Canal and Rios, we came away with a sincere appreciation for ...
... yielding a total of about 150 oars.
A very early map of the Atlantic Ocean (Mare Del Nort) and the surrounding land masses presented a reasonably accurate depiction of the United States and the West Indies.
One scale model depicted a two lateen sail configuration with an unusual forward rake on the "jib mast." (that's probably not the correct term for that spar-can someone help?)
Back to our starting point with 4557 miles and 672 gallons of fuel behind us.
We really enjoyed the experience although we were gone for 17 days; it seems some stops weren't long enough, but we were all getting a bit homesick.
We were blessed with ...
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