Tulip Inn Padova
Travel Blogs from Padua
... of Padua's most powerful families.
Galileo taught mathematics here and discovered the Milky Way when he developed the telescope. He sold the idea of the telescope to the Venetians so they could look from the tower in St Mark's square and see enemies coming across the ocean and prepare their armies.
The city now has 200,000 population of which 60,000 are students and 6000 are medical students, Law and medicine are the main faculties. You ...
... t see himself continuing to live here though in the next few years. It's too boring for him. He tells me he would have already moved to Australia if not for the distance. When we talk, I feel like something clicks- I feel the same way a lot of the time and I know what he means when he says he can't see himself living in Padua forever. After talking, he shows me to my room and I am in love with the decor and the way he has chosen to decorate the place. He ...
For our last day in Padua we spent the morning packing up ready to catch the train to Rome the following day. Once we finished packing we went to the fruit markets and bought some fruit. We then went to the train station and caught the train to Cittadella which is a town that has a medieval wall around it that is still intact. When we got there we discovered it ...
... an audience to the many gondolas that floated past. People watching is such a funny thing and during our lunch we were entertained by the weird and wonderful tourist assortments. I'd have to say our two favourite were the 'couple-in-love with the awkward third wheel' scenario and the 'older couple along with their three grumpy teenage boys', one of which didn't even bother taking his headphones out. You can just see the poor mother senses a disconnect with her sons ...
... 30 euros in penalty.
But there was a really nice italian man who helped me with my bike, and we talked a bit. I was actually able to understand him and talk back in italian. :-). He kept repeating: tranquillo, which means calm.
When I finally arrived at Padova, I left my bike at the station and went by taxi. the nightguard with his gun gave the key to my room and I slept for a while.
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking