Travel Blogs from Mordano
... 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 ...
Republic of San Marino is just over 61 km2 (24 sq mi) with an estimated population of over 30,000. It is another ancient fortified city perched amazingly high on a rocky outcrop with clear views over the entire country side and to the Mediterranean Sea. A beautiful place, with stunning ...
... 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 ...
... them before getting on the train and were fined 5 euros by the conductor. Our b&b only has 5 rooms and they are beautifully converted in an old house on the edge of the historic centre. We went for a stroll around and it seems a pleasant place without being particularly exciting. Ravenna's Byzantine charms are indoors rather than ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility