Travel Blogs from Milano Marittima
... on this attraction in our travel guide, but billboards advertising it lined the highway all the way from Rimini to Ravenna - 40 km). We did notice quite a bit more advertising for sex shops, including one that advertised "self service". We did not want to guess what that involved. We also spotted two young ladies with quite the make-up standing along the highway in the middle of nowhere, talking on their cell phones. Dressed in mini skirts, Glenda suggested, "they were ...
... was packed with people for the last night of a weekend street fair. We visited the Piazza Duomo, but mass was in progress, so we made our way back to the Piazza Tre Martirin, then through the Vecchio Pescheria (old fish market) and onto Piazza Cavour, the location of City Hall and several Pallazzos. We had read that Rimini bars had adopted the "appertivo" custom we saw in Florence, Rome and Naples. As we wandered the streets near Vecchio Pescheria ...
So today we are back in Italy, slowly making our way back towards Venice :) It's Sunday so unfortunately the majority of the shops in Ravenna where closed. I've spent the day with my good old cabin mate Tomi. We bumped into Veselina (casino) and Maria (reception) at a cafe so we joined them for a drink and to used the Wi Fi there. Afterwards me and Tomi took a little stroll around and can you believe it for the first time since I joined ...
So, Jim has said he's seen enough churches to last a lifetime, however, it was his idea to go to Ravenna to see the Mosaics.
Somehow, when we were working on something else, this entry got lost.
What I remember most of the day, is the snippy lady who sold us a ticket to the museum and basilica. When we went to go into the basilica, right across from the ticket booth, they told us we needed a different ticket, it was the wrong basilica!! So, we ...
Through Rimini we traversed, and I beheld as well the first most triumphant arch that was built by Romans, statues of some dead guys, and a stellar old church that was like the oldest in town. It was righteous!
In the eve, we dined with Carlo and his Milanese friend Nicola at a Grecian tavern for delectable foreign grinds -- pray ye not think they be like commoner cuisine: gyros and the like that one eatest in Long Beach or whatever; this was like ...
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