Nick's trip to Northern Italy
July 5 to July 19, 2008

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July 12:Turin, a major city located in the Piedmont region of the Italian Alps
Piazza Castello, the historic heart of Turino Piazza Vittorio Veneto, one of the most spacious in the world
Turin early in the morning: Via Garibaldi and Piazza San Carlo (Home of the Shroud of Turin)
Locals enjoy shops and cafes under covered arcades Elegant shops line the Galleria Subaline
Piazza San Carlo and Palazzo Reale A quiet Sunday evening in a delightful Turin square
Gran Madre di Dio Palazzo Madama and Museo di Antichita
Turin housing along the banks of the Po River
Sunday, July 13: Parco del Valentino a favorite riverside park for the locals, and especially fishermen
A reproduction medieval village and castle in Turino's Parco del Valentino
July 15: Genoa is called a "vertical city" on account of the height of its buildings and the lack of space
Genoa Galleria with shops and restaurants Piazza de Ferrari at the heart of Genoa
Genoa is Italy's largest port, but has many popular beaches in nearby Corso Italia
July 15: Nervi is famous for its seafront promenade which winds around the spectacular headland
Boccadasse: a popular Genoa resort because of its pebble beaches and fishing boats
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