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Bergamo – a side trip from Milan

Spending a week in Milan last fall gave us time for side trips.  One day we took the train to Bergamo, about an hour away.  Bergamo is a hill town with a Citta Bassa (lower town), and a Citta Alta … Continue reading

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More Sites in Milan

Continuing our week in Milan last fall.… we visited the canal, Naviglio Grande.  Built between 1177 and 1257 and over 30 miles long, the canal gave land-locked Milan a port.  Today the Naviglio Grande area is home to shops, galleries … Continue reading

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