INTRODUCTION DAY TO MILAN, ITALY

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My favorite Italian meal – Alottagelato –  with pizza on the side.

October 5, 2016

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Delizioso !  A piece of heaven in Italy.

I am now  back to  home, sweet home,  but I  still want to share with you my adventures in Italy.  My home base was Milan with its wealth of attractions  and an easy to navigate Metro system  to provide inexpensive transportation.

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Milan is  best known for it’s fashion…..

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and it’s economic capital of Italy.

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Method of  personal common transportation – tiny cars ( this one was parked on the sidewalk)  and..

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hundreds of these  “motociclo”  buzzing in, out and between  traffic  like annoying  bees.

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Food is  a very popular part of Italy — – -no simple chocolate chip cookie to be found here.

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Italian food is so popular, they make and sell magnets to show off their famous brands

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Typical Milan building facades and  adornments are quite impressive.

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Space is at a premium , and this  church, makes the most of it’s corner lot.

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Many street artists can be found at the local  ” piazza”  but  I found this “art” to be especially  unique.

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Lastly, the bird of the day, is the Hooded Crow, a common bird  found all over Europe.

“To awaken  in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.”

– Freya Stark

Thanks for reading!

 

 

 

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3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Amy Weisser
    Oct 27, 2016 @ 22:05:36

    You just can’t go wrong with gelato or pizza. Totally agree with the quote at the end, it’s very pleasant to wake up like that. Glad to hear you’re safely home from all your travels.

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  2. Judy Ludwig
    Oct 18, 2016 @ 12:36:21

    Gelato I wouldn’t need any more food if it considered a food. Loved the little girls clothes but their dad needed a little help! Finally, I love your quote at the end! Amen

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  3. Donna
    Oct 17, 2016 @ 17:52:49

    I’m thinking how to describe that scrumptious little dessert. Any thoughts????
    Love the city and quaintness of it. Listen lke a great time. You even spotted a special bird.

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