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Apr 19, 2009 - Water water everywhere

Saturday 18th April. Hotel Bristol delivered the goods with good bed, quiet environment, super shower and Wifi. Helped the patrons son do his maths homework (proves the brains still working). Then off to Treviso which did not have a great write up in the guide book but we were both enchanted by a lovely small town that had unfortunately been badly damaged in the war. Traditionally the houses had been covered externally in frescoes but most of these were now gone although enough sections remain to give an impression of their past glory. The...

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Apr 18, 2009 - Country of splendour

Friday 17th April. Took breakfast at the Queen Vic then on to do the tourist bit. Apart from any specific buildings the city has an impressive range of medieval and renaissance buildings many in the venetian style. The Cathedral with seven domes appeared fairly basic but extremely large initially but on walking through the amazing frescoes and sculptures came to life. The reliquary had dozens of gold and jewel encrusted items on show where a constant column of the faithful were passing by. The building complex was huge with at least three...

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