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Paris

The Day of the Demonstration

[ Dec.2018 ] The “Yellow Vest” demonstration, which started in mid-November in France, was scheduled for the Saturday that we were in Paris. Most of the main metro stations were closed as well as all…

France

To Paris, Where the Demonstration Was Planned

[ Dec. 2018 ] We went to Paris to see the ballet in early December. Paris and all over France has been stormy since late autumn because of the Yellow Vest demonstrations that are happening…

Italy

Sheep-Shaped Pendant and the Garden Palace

[ Nov.2018 ] In Sabbioneta, the World Heritage town in northern Italy, we visited the Museum of Sacred Art next. This was one of the three places included in the ticket we bought at Chiesa…

Italy

The Splendid Church We Saw After Lunch

[ Nov.2018 ] Because of all the tourist attractions in Sabbioneta, the small town in the north of Italy closed at 1pm, so we looked for somewhere that we could eat a light lunch. My…

Lombardy

Lovely Exhibition in the Palace

[ Nov.2018 ] In the small World Heritage town in Italy, Sabbioneta, we visited Palazzo Ducale next, which is in the Piazza Ducale. This was the house of Vespasiano Gonzaga, who built this town. It…

Lombardy

Attracted to the Beautiful Theatre

[ Nov.2018 ] We found that we unexpectedly had one day free, so we went to Sabbioneta, about 160km south east of Milan. The reason we chose this place is that when my husband was…

England

Blue John and Haircut

[ Nov.2018 ] On the last day of our short holiday in Lincoln, the city in the middle of England, we went into a jewellery shop that had interested me during our stay. The reason…

England

Lincoln Castle

[ Nov.2018 ] After we enjoyed visiting the Cathedral in Lincoln in the middle of England, we went to see the Castle opposite to the Cathedral. According to the guidebook, it was built 2 years…

Lincoln

Lincoln Cathedral

[ Nov.2018 ] The main attraction in Lincoln, the city in the middle of England, is the Cathedral. However, we could not see it properly the first time because of the Remembrance Day event but…