We visited Italy for 19 days in 2009. Four of those days were spent in Milan and we thought that the Milan Cathedral (Duomo di Milano) was by far the most impressive building in the entire city.
On our first day in Brussels in May of 2012 we walked up the hill from our hotel to visit the Grand Place and environs and on our way came across one of Europe’s first great shopping arcades: The Galeries … Continue reading
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My wife and I had a glorious three-week trip to Italy in March-April, 2009. But we also had a great time planning and researching for the trip during the six months prior to our departure. Our first step in our … Continue reading
I was watching a spy thriller the other night where one secret agent passes a parcel to another in the middle of a crowded intersection in Milan. Hey, I said to myself, I’ve been there! and I remembered our four-day … Continue reading
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We stayed four days in Milan in March, 2009. Here are some photos of some of the churches we visited. The first few churches are those we encountered during a walk around the neighborhood of our hotel. Then we took … Continue reading