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... is octagonal shaped and made of pink Verona Marble--beautiful .
We meet Leonardo in the piazza. He tells us that today, November 7, is the anniversary of the 1917 Workers Revolution in Europe and won't we buy a newspaper? As we ponder, he adds: "One euro for freedom of the press." I ...
We had an amazing journey through the Alps and enjoyed some stunning scenery, some interesting tunnels and expensive, but worthwhile, tolls! The Frejus tunnel was very expensive but a very worthwhile shortcut!
We we arrived at the hotel and were warmly welcomed and shown to our room with good views of the surrounding ...
Sometimes you wake up and just don't feel like going to work and sometimes it's the same with a bike. Then you have to remind yourself that actually it is a great privilege to be able to ride a bike all day and not go to the office.
Today was similar ...
... our elegant room and a bathroom big enough for ballroom dancing. I quickstep over to the shower and wash the grime of the day away.
We are near the Trebbia where Hannibal had a major battle. Of the 34 or 37 elephants he set out with, many had already died from the cold and exhaustion and only one it is believed survived this battle. After a day like today, I can understand why.
I slept through the boys getting up at 8am and was woken with Lucy poking me at 9am. Had another provided breakfast at the hostel!! After eating a big breakfast we spent an hour packing up our stuff. Whilst packing we were provided with entertainment by aspiring Eurovision popstar, Emma, who was dancing round the room doing karaoke. She clearly used up all her energy as she slept all the way to Verona and now Milan (I'm writing this on the ...