Flying to Milan

October 6th, 2005 by alephnaught

Flying to Milan

We ate breakfast and lunch at the hotel, with a little more shopping in the middle – I accidently broke Aviva’s sunglasses and so we went out looking for another pair. The hotel is very nice – I’d recommend it easily. We took a cab to the airport – its a long long way from […]

April 16th, 2000 by alephnaught

The journey ends

We had to cross another marathon to get to the airport, and the cab driver cursed out another driver, which reminded us of home here in Chicago. Otherwise, the return flight was uneventful. However, the airline decided to deliver one of our bags the next day, which meant we had to wait around until all […]

April 15th, 2000 by alephnaught

Our last day (and a last supper)

Fittingly, on our last full day in Italia we saw the Last Supper. See it fast, its almost gone off the wall entirely. We went to the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, a large art gallery on two floors, with most of the paintings on the second floor. Here is a work by Carravagio. There are also really […]

April 14th, 2000 by alephnaught

Training to Milan

We almost missed out train because the signals for the trains are very confusing in the Venezia railstation. Luckily a conductor pointed us to the right track ten minutes before the train left. The hotel we stayed at, the Starhotel Ritz, is a four-star hotel, and it was very nice, including TV and internet in […]