Italy Day 7: Torino

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Heading up the coast from Genova, we left the ocean and headed for the Italian Alps, and Torino.

Torino was my first city on my mission, so I was excited to see places and people that had grown near and dear to my heart.

Before we left, Erica treated us to some true genovese focaccia. Genova is known for their focaccia- and for good reason.

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We arrived in Torino and got escorted around by another Italian friend, Marco. It was a lot of fun to see him and be shown Torino by a Torinese.

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After eating lunch and making chocolate cookies (requested specially by our host for the evening, Antonella,) we took a tour around the town. And I got to meet up with one of my absolute favorite people in the world- Susy.

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I got to meet Susy on my mission and we’ve kept in touch ever since. I love this girl!

We checked out Centro and admired all of the fancy shops, got a hot chocolate, dropped Susy off at school and then went to pass by my old apartment. It was really cool and a lot surreal to go back to my old area. I still remembered the stops and the bus numbers to get around. I decided to try and find one of my investigators while we were there. I walked right up to her building, rang her citofono (doorbell) and when I introduced myself as Kyna Taylor she totally knew who I was and invited me up.

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Vitalia was a hilarious Italian woman who loved to feed me dry cookies and warm milk, and that is exactly what I got when I visited her again.

After saying hello to her, Marco and I met back up with Susy and Miriam and we went out to get some pizza. It was delicious and then we had the best gelato of my trip!

Torino friends

We stayed out so late I felt like I was hanging out with friends and gave me a glimpse of what it might be like to live in Italy.

In the morning Brianna and I went to Porta Palazzo and I loaded up on scarves. Scarves are all the rage in Italy. We left Torino to visit Como, the city where Brianna and I served together and had some fun experiences.

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5 thoughts on “Italy Day 7: Torino

  1. Lora Bailey says:

    Kyna, I have loved looking at your blog of your travels to Italy! Thank you for sharing with me! You are one amazing young lady! 🙂 Love ya!

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