Milan, random beauty shots, December 2019

I got to enjoy a few days in Milan this week and here are some random pictures of things that caught my eye.  Some are just fun, some are quite lovely!

 

Milan has a lot of stunning architecture:

 

 

 

Italy has an endless kaleidoscope of decorative iron work:

 

I was happy to learn that Santa really exists!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aww….Merry Christmas!

 

 

 

Hello, Leo!  Everyone is celebrating the 500th anniversary of your death this year! Gone but not forgotten.

 

In Milan, college graduates wear the corona too. Auguri, young scholar!

 

 

Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, you are ever so lovely:

 

 

 

 

 

My vote for prettiest antique bakery goes to Pasticceria Marchesi, founded in 1824. I love anything from this shop (and I think there is a little something something from here under my tree at home?).

 

 

 

 

Piazza del Duomo:

 

 

 

Other places:

 

 

 

 

T’is the season:

 

 

 

From the grand train station, one of the most impressive in the world:

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