Monthly Archives: May 2012

Cars and Bikes

In the wake of my recent photo course on architectural photography, I wanted to get a few shots of the building just built for the ADAC or Allgemeiner Deutscher Automobil-Club (the German equivalent of the AAA) here in Munich. It’s … Continue reading

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Duomo

Enough of the profane world of Gucci and McDonald’s, we left the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and crossed the street to Milan’s majestic and overwhelming Cathedral. We climbed to the roof – well, part of the climb was in an … Continue reading

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Milan’s Drawing Room

The Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, sometimes called il salotto di Milano or Milan’s drawing room, was our second stop after visiting the Stazione di Milano Centrale. Completed in 1877, it’s size and elegance is on par with other arcades such … Continue reading

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Milano Centrale

We and our bikes arrived from Munich by train at Milano Centrale. It was an uneventful ride, even changing trains in Verona’s station Porta Nuova – which is in upheaval due to construction – went smoothly.  Once in Milan, we … Continue reading

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La Bicicletta

We opened our bicycle season with a two-week trip in Italy. So far I have only had time to take a quick glimpse at the pictures I took en route. For a start, I sorted out my pictures of and … Continue reading

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