Spiez to Malpensa airport

This post was originally written whilst waiting for a flight to Sicily from Milan’s Malpensa airport. We’re sitting in the marbled monotony of the departure gate at Milan’s Malpensa airport after the first leg of our trip, which saw us take the train from Spiez through the alpine tunnels as far as Domodossola. The new Lötschberg tunnel, which burrows…

Spiez to Malpensa airport

Santa Maria del Carmine, Milan

An unlikely entrance for a massive brick church, looming over narrow lanes in the heart of Milan, not far from Sforzesco castle. Work began on the church in 1400 AD, following nearly two hundred years of religious gatherings on the site. After parts of the building collapsed in 1449, repair work was untertaken and the church was built…

Santa Maria del Carmine, Milan