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1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 Innsbruck to Verona                  448

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 comfortable have disappeared with the snows although the atmosphere is very cold. Upon inquiring we were informed that only first class compartments enjoyed that luxury from here-  A little farther on at station Salurn is the last German speaking village-   Thence to the large town of Trente 14.000 inhab. where, in 1545-to 1563 were held the celebrated ecclesiastical “councils of Trent” in the church of Saint Maria Maggiore and in the latter place are the portraits of the members, 7 Cardinals 3 Patriarchs, 33 ArchBishops [sic] and 235 Bishops.

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 This city according to tradition was founded by the Etruscans and possesses many dilapidated castles and Palaces. Pliny Strabo and Ptolemy have written about them-    Sixteen miles from here near Primolano are the ruins of the ancient castle of Coverlo into which access was only had by means of a windlass into the cavity of a rock.

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 Next comes Roverido (8000) of silk notoriety, thence on the left of the road stands a castle where the Poet Dante lived in 1302 when banished from Florence as an adherent of the hated Ghibellines-

5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 Darkness having shut out our “views”   we strike into a

6 Leave a comment on paragraph 6 0 [-Botzen-]

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