Travel Blogs from Bergamo
We woke up and walked down the street to have a pastry and coffee before leaving for the airport. We are looking forward to the Rick Steve's tour portion of the vacation. Flew to Rome and transferred to a flight to Milan. We made a quick visit to the Duomo (inside and top) and the nearby 1870's shopping galleria. We arrived during Milan's "Fashion Week". We saw red carpets at ...
... fat tattooed skinheads watching Wayne Rooney on the telly. The pub has been done out as a colonial type boozer and has a telephone box in it but funnily enough it's not cheesy. No one sits inside the pub, this is Milan, everyone sits outside on the tables and get's served by nice waitresses.
There's another curiosity about this English Pub...it's the only building in Milan that hasnt been ...
........we walk past skid row and head towards centro and finally find a metro station, we're curious to see if it's anything like the living hell the French RER was. It's easy and well signposted and so we head to Duomo.....this of course is what every visitor to Milan comes to see. 400 years in the making. Whilst trying to sort our tickets out, we throw the unidendifiable euro coins in...the machine spits them back out....quick as ...
... better and went off on the day tour today.
I had several hours free in the middle of the day. I had seen a market from the taxi on the way back from the hospital so being a real sucker for markets I went back to find it. It was mostly clothes and very extensive. I bought a shirt to wear to La Scala tomorrow. Clothes are great quality and relatively cheap here, by Aussie standards.
My next adventure was a trip on ...
Moved to Como this morning. Mum had been out with the group for dinner last night and was not at all happy. Mum does not drink at all and many of the rest of the group do, so she felt left out of the general jollity and was not in a mood to put ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking