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Old 04-27-2006, 11:57 AM   #1
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Just booked a flight to Milan head off with my best mate from June the 17th for 2 nights and 3 days...think its going to mainly be a shopping trip with a night at the opera just a nice little girlie holiday
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Sounds like fun, my friend there is a buyer for a menswear fashion house, so I'm considering sending her my husband to reform and re-dress. Heaven knows I can't help him!

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where do you get all the fundage for your trips bri? You're driving me crazy with the constant traveling! AHHH!
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Flight was £27 return including taxes hotel costing about £60 for the 3 nights...fundage from work earnings Jakey
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work... work... I've heard of this word before....
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Awesome! Take lots of pics and get plastered. Got to love cheap inter-european flights...

Havent been to the opera in ages...
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mmmm I'm with ya on that boat florencia! Have fun Bri!!!!
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Very fun! Sounds like it will be a nice weekend away.

Another envious person here. This is why I want to live in Europe!!!!!
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I've said it before...if I lived in Britain, those incredible easyjet, ryanair, et al, airfares would absolutely kill me. I'd be traveling somewhere every weekend!!!

Have a great time, Bri!

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so has anyone got any tips for milan...do you think it would be easy to get to lake como from milan?
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Yes, its just a short train ride from Milan, from what I understand.
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Enjoy!! Make sure you don't get totally sucked in by all the fashion houses and still make time to check out the old downtown area and their cathedral. I believe it is the second largest cathedral in the world. There are some really cool and bizarre statues inside. You can skip the Leonardo DaVinci museum, however. I thought it would be cool, but it wasn't. Have a great time!!
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i was reading on a time out guide you have to book ahead to see the last supper...does anyone know if this is true...im thinking about buying a prada bag but i must resist i must resist i must i must i must

anyone else know about the macarthur glen outlet that is meant to be in the middle of italy and switzerland, i hear they have factory outlet d & g (id be in heaven!)
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Sounds great Bri! You'll have to tell me about it when we meet up
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I also read something about booking ahead to see the Da Vinci in the Cathedral - wasn't a player for us, we were staying out in the green belt. The only masterpiece we experienced was the incredible meal prepared by my friend's Italian husband...but I digress.

The only outlet mall I saw was down near Roma, a bit of a haul, even for D&G!

Como's only about an hour north of Milan, we drove past - pretty, pretty. And I got the nicest correspondence from a B&B in Bellagio (on Lake Como). They regretted that they didn't have rooms available, but they'd pass on our info to the local accommodations booking office, and perhaps next time they would have room. And if we were coming through, please stop by for coffee on their veranda. Best wishes, Costanza and Guiseppe. Not the usual, "sorry no room" form letter.

I digress again.

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yes maybe i can show you my new bag ha ha just kidding....when are you getting here?

Well i think we should definately hit up lake como the scenery looks AMAZING I think im going to have to check out this info aout the last supper especially what with that da vinci code coming out in the next few weeks
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ok so in answer to my own question it is advisable to book to see the last supper
tickets can be purchased from ticket agency
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