When I was ushered to a nice table in a good section of this restaurant, I immediately liked what was around me. It looked solid, established and with a decent history. It would make a perfect setting for a Mafia-related movie, I thought. When the waiter introduced himself to me, I wanted to chuckle. HeContinue reading “May Kwento Ako #13 : BOEUCC, a Milanese Classic”
This was a BIG experience for me to see, study beautiful art by artists from all over the world. Located about a 5-10 minute walk from the SMN train station, the venue was quite large but easy. The room temperature was comfortable and all in one level. And entrance charge was not expensive. There wasContinue reading “May Kwento Ako #14 : Art for Art’s Sake”
Here is me being silly. O, the first letter of my name I thought of as a bore for years. And that other letters seemed to be more interesting. Hahaha. Because it had more twists and turns. It had style, drama. My O seemed plain. I prefer my O the way it is. Simple. Quiet.Continue reading “May Kwento Ako #12 : The Letter O in Photos”
Built in 1865, this is supposedly the world’s oldest shopping mall, this should be of interest to many shoppers. It was named after Italy’s first king. Houses expensive brands most cannot afford. But why is this is place always packed with people ?! Because it is beautiful. I see many taking selfies. This writer included.Continue reading “May Kwento Ako #11 : The Vittorio Emanuele II … Mall”
This world’s fashion capital and leading business center has long intimated me, for some strange and unexplainable reason. After staying for almost a week, I still don’t see why I was. The sights were awe-inspiring. The food was first rate. The boutiques were made solely for the world’s blackbelters. After a couple of days, IContinue reading “May Kwento Ako #10 : Duomo Milano, in my eyes”
This is the first proper opera that I have watched and it was an enjoyable experience. So, I didn’t understand a word, a lyric but there’s much to appreciate from this. Who hasn’t heard of La Traviata? Well, where I come from, pretty much everybody, I’m afraid. So, I bought a “song hits”, aContinue reading “May Kwento Ako #9 : La Traviata, an Opera”
I noticed that there are so many bicycles here than in any continent. We, Asians tend to keep our bicycles inside our homes lest they’d be stolen. Thanks also, to the cleaner air, environment and lack of congestion, I suppose. People here are so lucky to be able to do this.
In a not so distant past, a friend who has long been based in Venezia took me around some of the sights most have yet to discover. Makes it more interesting for me, a budding photographer. Like a little boy, I followed. As we rode the vaporetto then walked quite a bit, we got toContinue reading “May Kwento Ako #7 : Torcello”