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Bike Mi in Milano

The pattern of bikes lined up in the courtyard of a church in Milan caught my eye. Their orange and cream metal gleamed under the peeping sun. Bike Mi s an public bicycle transport system where registered users can swipe their card in front of a reader at various locations, ride a bike to their destinations and drop it at the many stations around the city, an ecological alternative to other forms of public transport.

Bike Mi - Milan

These bicycles were popular all over Milan. During late afternoons, some of these stations were empty as commuters used to them to go home. In contrast to the safety requirements in Australia, not a single person riding them wore a safety helmet.

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Milan – Italy


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Corinne Mossati

Corinne Mossati is the Founder/Editor of popular online magazine Gourmantic and Cocktails & Bars, a website dedicated to cocktail culture and the discerning drinker. She is named in Australian Bartender Magazine’s Top 100 Most Influential List since 2013, is a member of The Academy responsible for judging the World’s 50 Best Bars. She has also judged the inaugural Australasian Whisky Awards and various national cocktail competitions.