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Milan..Milano...

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The 48 hours I spent in Milan was not what I expected..I had heard it was an industrial city which not a lot to offer...I got a pleasant surprise- rich, vibrant, buzzing, tasteful and beautiful-Milan is a city wich certainly merits a visit. The greatest architects have come together in Milan - Numerous construction sites are outlining the skyline of its future which marry well with the architectural grandeur of its past.  Milan has been synonymous for breaking some of the most inspirational fashion of the last 20 years- It is THE fashion capital of the world. A mecca for shoppers with plenty of dosh that is! It is a hive of activity, in the few hours I was there I witnessed a buddist shopping in Gucci, thousands of shoppers with Gucci, Prada, Dolce shopping bags...oh someday... The Milan Gay pride parade, an animal rights demonstration, the infamous Navigli antiques market, a quick stop on in the beautiful city of Bergamo and then to the airport...the time was too short but I'll be…