Travel Blogs from Cervia
... the privilege of walking over.
The museum had an amazing marble calendar for calculating the Easter dates..........The other postcard we purchased was from the chapel of St Andrew.I cannot for the life of me remember the history of things so will just have to put in as many photos as possible.
Peter bought a bottle of vodka for 6euro and is keeping up his vitamin c with the orange juice ...
... dungeon. All of the torture tools were layed out on display with descriptions next to each, and you could even try some of them out! I was strapped into a torture wheel and I couldn't help but wonder who else had had those belts wrapped around them. When I walked down into the torture dungeon it felt so dark, and it also reminded me of the princess bride. After exlporing the torture dungeon, I came across a famous cell ...
... city of Ravenna. Ravenna is a beautiful old Roman city with the most amazing ancient mosaics - I'll let the photos try and explain for themselves. By now we were about 2.5 hours from home so decided we'd best set the FIAT facing south and brave the autostrada at 130kmh. And here we are safe and sound back at Bellaugello with the sun sinking slowly over the beautiful green countryside on a very pleasant ...
... Apollinare Nuovo which had mosaics all the way along the nave in three levels. Again, very fine and fascinating with the upper (and oldest) level depicting 26 scenes from the life of Christ. The most striking are those in the lowest level - a line of 23 virgins on the left side and 23 martyrs on the right. We caught a bus out to the village of Classe, which was a major port in Roman times, to see the ...
... adjacent Mausoleum of Galla Placidia - a woman who had an eventful life, a step sister of a Roman emperor kidnapped and married to an Ostrogoth king who was assassinated so she was then forced to marry a Roman senator and had a son who became emperor! We then went to a recently excavated Roman villa with mosaic floors from the 4th and 6th centuries AD with more pagan than religious images. After lunch we went to the Neonian Baptistry - a small octagonal building with ...
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