My Diary, Trip

A tale of an abortive trip! – The End.

After the exhibition, we rounded the corner and found the big red "i"  we had been looking for, so remember, in Pavia information is always just round the corner! So we set off to be tourists in earnest. Off to the castle. And his lordship was out too!  Closed until 230! There were two guys… Continue reading A tale of an abortive trip! – The End.

My Diary, Trip

A tale of an abortive trip! – Continued …

Well, having got over the disappointment of not finding an Info point and certainly no hop-on hop-off buses we wend our way along a rather drab little street towards (hopefully) the town centre. On the way a pit stop for water and a beautifully drawn map of Pavia on the back of a small paper… Continue reading A tale of an abortive trip! – Continued …

My Diary, Trip

A tale of an abortive trip! ( but with a happy ending)

My friend and I decided to take a trip to Mantova; I'd been before, he hadn't and it sounded like a very good idea, especially the easy- going, relaxed way of beginning the trip, with an excellent coffee and croissant at the "Mignon" on the Stazione Centrale di Milano. So here am I, wonderfully relaxed,… Continue reading A tale of an abortive trip! ( but with a happy ending)