Posts about milan

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 […]

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Scuola Superiore dell’Economia e delle Finanze, Milan

I found it quite entertaining that a large building, taking up much of one side of Moscow Street (via Muscova) in Milan, was dedicated to the School of Economics and Finance (Scuola Superiore dell’Economia e delle Finanze). Hardly a communist statement, comrades. I guess that the world hs moved on.

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The Cheeky Tourist, Milan

I’ve posted this one in full size (for my contacts) because of the lovely detail. I saw the tourist in the hat taking a photo of herself at Sforzesco Castle in Milan last weekend… but I have only just seen the expression on her face. :-p

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Birthday trip to Milan

A very warm and heartfelt happy birthday to my darling Jo! Here, braving a little vertigo for a photo on the roof of the cathedral in Milan, which we visited yesterday.

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