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... The massive granite cannon balls used when enemies laid siege were pilled up in the moat, massive things, and you can see the damage the inflicted on the fortifications - but at 6m think and in a cylindrical shape most cannon balls just glanced off the walls. Max was in his element when we got the armory museum, old guns, Knight armor, every scary medieval weapon you could think of, it was gold to him.
We had lunch in a Milan version of the DJs food hall, ...
... and rather like an English seaside town, except that the shops sell foccacias and pizza. Our hotel is half a block from the beach but most of the stoney beach areas require you to pay to get in. You can hire a deck chair too, if you pay. We walked to the "old" town but didn't explore very much more. John picked up a paninni for dinner and sat on the balcony and ate it. What a rough life we lead! We have a tour guide and tour of Cinque Terre tomorrow. Let's hope the sea isn't too ...
We had a wonderful flight with Delta! Kelly and I had our own row and were served dinner, snacks, breakfast & even some cheap vino while spending the hours watching free movies on our personal TVs and snoozing with complimentary eye pillows and ear plugs. Our flight touched down at 7:45am, 6 hours past EST. The trip from Malpensa airport into Milan was not quite as smooth. We guessed our way onto the Malpensa Express and green line metro - somehow we ended up in the area we ...
... a restaurant 1 minutes walk from the hotel, and as it was raining, that seemed like a good option, L'Albero Del Pepe. We went over fairly early - being Friday night, we thought it might be busy, and it looked fairly small, but it was closed, so we came back to the hotel for a beer, and to google it's opening hours - 7.00pm. Ron started watching the soccer, along with a pile of French and Germans (the countries playing), so at 7.00 I went over to ...
... Republic, and with 10.8 million passengers in 2012 is the busiest airport in the newer EU member states. More information http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prague_V 225;clav_Havel_Airport Milan Airport Italy Milano Malpensa Airport, also named City of Milan Airport, former City of Busto Arsizio Airport is the largest airport of Milan, northern Italy. The first industrial airport was opened in 1909 by Giovanni Agusta and Gianni Caproni to test their prototypes, near the ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Business Services