dinsdag 22 mei 2012

18. Like with earthquakes...

Via Sant'Andrea, nr 8. Everything but an upside down Viktor and Rolf shop!
You owe me, Miss Beltramini!

It is with Boring-Blogpost-Weeks a little bit like with earthquakes. First you get the shock of your life and then, when you think it’s finally over, there is still some aftershock coming. I thought that this week, in Hélène’s delicious company, I could only do superinteresting Milano discoveries. But no. My guidebook disappointed me once more! It promised Hélène and me a visit to an incredible spectacular shop where everything was upside down (the luster would be attached to the floor instead of being attached to the ceiling, plants would be hanging with their heads towards the ground, etc.) but what happens to be the case? That Viktor and Rolf, the Dutch owners of this psychodelic fashion temple closed their doors already in 2008! I thought that I was walking through Milan with a super recent guide book but I was absolutely wrong! I saw the guide book had been printed in October 2011 but I forgot to look at the little sentence stating that this was already the 18th print! However, I think it's unacceptable still! Hélène and I had to spend loads of money on coffee and cake to get ourselves over this awefull non-adventure. I think Miss Beltramini or at least her Publisher Newton Compton are obliged to pay us back. With some extra piece of cake for emotional damage!

2 opmerkingen:

  1. If the cake was good that could certainly make up for the lack of upside-downness. Perhaps you could have had pineapple upside-down cake to eat. A gastronome would take advantage of this happenstance to make the boring into interesting explorations.

  2. Pineapple upside-down cake? Is there a Viktor and Rolf culinary shop in Minnesota or did you taste this in Italy? I wish Mary was here to bake me one! I know she makes delicious apple upside-down cakes!