Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Grado, Old Roman Town on the Adriatic

This church has Byzantine frescoes, Venetian lions carved on the Moorish inspired pulpit, ancient mosaic floors below - and it is still actively used, second below.

Grado was a magnet resort for Romans - and it still is.
We cycled on, heading for the Italian east side of the Adriatic, bordered by the high limestone plateau of Slovenia, below.

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