I left my hotel in Paris this morning by taxis and went to the Gare de Leon and boarded a train to Milan, Italy. Anna, if you recall I am a person who can not watch a movie or read … Continue reading
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Sunday, October 2, 2005 I arrived in Rome this morning by 10:30 AM and found my hotel much more easily than I did in Paris. I am more experienced in getting around now. By 1 PM I had even purchased … Continue reading
Tuesday, 4 October 2005 17:45 Train Florence to Rome While traveling from Paris to Rome, my traveling companion made the comment that Italian food was not as sophisticated as French cuisine. I think his use of the terms food and … Continue reading
Monday, October 3, 2005 There are two ways to touch your nose. One is to just touch it directly from the front and the other is from behind your head and around. Some countries follow the direct way, others follows … Continue reading
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I arrived in Milan by EuroStar train from the Italian east coast on Thursday evening and left by 9:00 AM Friday morning therefore my time in Milan was limited. However, my impressions of Milan are positive. I did some shopping … Continue reading
This was my second trip to Florence and so I will not repeat what has already been said. The highlight and main purpose of this trip was the Uffizi museum. Within the walls of the Uffizi, you can view many … Continue reading
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 My first stop today was the Pantheon. It is an ancient temple to various Roman deities. The place is small, but absolutely magnificent. It is a combination of weight and lightness. It is an amazing structure. … Continue reading
Monday, October 4, 2005 9:05 AM After San Pietro, the Sistine Chapel is where everyone wants to go. The Sistine Chapel is located at the end of a path that takes you through the Vatican Museum (Musei Vaticani). The Vatican … Continue reading