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I spent a day and a half in Turin – a large town with broad, cobbled streets (no foot pavements) & covered galleries and with a population of 500,000. The afternoon was bright & sunny so I paid a visit to Mount Superga. Went by tram through the city (via Po & Piazza Emanuel) across the river Po at Sassi and on for some distance. The tram then became a fununculaire railway and we climbed gradually up and up. At the terminus we got out and walked up a winding path to a fine, big white church & convent. A splendid view of the town and winding rivers (Po & Dora Riparia) was obtainable from this lofty eminence. Turin, the capital of Piedmont is built on a plain surrounded by high mountain peaks. I had a good look round the town – the broad crowded streets with their ringing trams, churches, squares, theatres & castle were

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