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So a very exciting day as we set off for Rome. Hard to believe that we are actually going to see this city this afternoon. ! Driving south through the edges of Tuscany s very influential part of Italy at times more important than Rome especially during Renaissance times. fabulous scenery especially cypress ...
... We arrived at Ferrara at 1345 and we had two and a half hours to wander the town. Warren visited the museum in the castle which he enjoyed. From here we caught a bus to meet our boat at the small village of Zelo. I think everyone fell asleep during the 45 minute trip after a 40 km day in bright sunshine and temperatures approaching 30 degrees. After dinner we wandered up to the localities where darts was popular. Warren and Alex were beaten by Marco and Guilliano in a tight ...
We left the ship early and went to see the fish market at Chioggia and then a visit to the Clock Tower at the church. What we thought would be a quick trek up the stairs to the top for a few pictures turned into a fascinating hour with the priest who explained some of the local history. We were also shown (and touched!) 14th century documents found in the walls of the tower ...
... of years they did the dissections of dead bodies on a table in the centre of the room , so that potential doctors could see what was going on inside a person. It is also a fact that Mozart, at the age of 14, spent a few months here and gained his masters degree in Music. The University is still going strong.
Another claim to fame is that the whole city is connected by about 40km of portico'd walkways. A law was passed in 1280 that new buildings had to include ...
... is one lane for both directions. However it's so quiet you can hear the cars coming and there's time to step off the road. I had wondered what would have happen if I met the evening bus as I passed the section where the stinging nettles line both sides of the road. It's a steep 5 km round trip to the Pieve Antica, a 12th century church. Roffeno is the same distance but a flatter walk along the road. I thought there might be a cute bar for a late afternoon aperitif ...