Agriturismo Da Prati
Travel Blogs from Santa Maria della Versa
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... places not living up to expectation so we will see.
On arrival at the bus station I was greeted by a beautiful old building, massive comparative to any other building I had seen throughout my speed tour of Milan, and headed on in to find a way to get to Pavia. Some man took control in getting my ticket as I obviously looked lost and then expected payment. Luckily another person asked him a question and I took the time to escape. Getting on the train I managed ...
... France and we
all decided it was time for a cuppa!!! Well, yet again its not holiday season
and every shop up here at the summit was closed!! Not even a cup of hot
chocolate could be had!!
I headed down the twisty roads of the other side of the pass and could see
for miles as I went. I had to be extremely careful when braking as there was
quite a lot of ice and some large lumps of snow on the road.
Near the bottom of the pass there was a grand waterfall ...
... not that different from back home (except the music wasn't hip hop which seems to plague the youth of the UK).
From Piazza Duomo a short walk past a street of shops (mostly Italian clothes and ice cream but this is something they are famous for) opens to the town hall - Piazza dei Cavalli.
The town hall has two famous bronze statues ...
... stone, a room full of marquetry work in wooden seats that line the front of the church depicting everyone from Jesus and Mary to Apostles to Saints. There must have been 50 of these seats where the choir sat. They were unreal.
My favorite part of the monastery that was so wonderful was where the monks lived and were hermits. You walked out into a courtyard that had these little brick houses connected to the back side of an arcade (see this for pictures ...