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20070515 Arizona Women's Basketball Tour of Italy: Day 2 - Milan
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Release: 05/15/2007
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<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><A href="http://www.arizonaathletics.com/PhotoAlbum.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=1600&amp;PALBID=11369">Photo Gallery</A></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"></SPAN> </P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">By: Suzy Bofia<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Today was a very eventful day for the <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Arizona</st1:place></st1:State> women&rsquo;s basketball. We took a tour of the city of <st1:City w:st="on">Milan</st1:City>, one of the most modern cities in <st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Italy</st1:place></st1:country-region>.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>Our tour started out with a trip to Castello Sforzesco, a castle built in the 19<SUP>th</SUP> century.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>The weather was not nice, because it rained most of the morning and it was cold. <o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">We then arrived at Teatro alla Scala, the most famous opera house in the world.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>Next, we went to the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, a very nice shopping plaza.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>There were many expensive stores and restaurants in this plaza like Gucci, but there was even a MacDonald&rsquo;s.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>The floors of the Galleria were mosaics of different parts of the world and the top of it was covered by an airy glass dome.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>We spent at least two hours walking down the street. Many other tourist were there taking some pictures as well.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">We then walked from the Galleria right to the Duomo of Milan, a beautiful cathedral.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>The cathedral was quite big inside. It has beautiful design and inside, we could see the graves of ancient bishops.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Finally, we stopped by the one of the most expensive food store in the world, Peck. Everything was very expensive, even the tomatoes that I can buy in back home at $2 a pound would cost 20 Euros a pound. I was impressed when I saw that one pound of cookies cost 40 Euros that is more than $60 in American money.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>You could not take any pictures in the store.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">We did a lot of walking today, but it was worth it.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>We saw some very beautiful sights in <st1:City w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Milan</st1:place></st1:City>, and I will never forget all we were able to experience today.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P>
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