Country House B&B Il Melo
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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TripAdvisor Reviews Country House B&B Il Melo Vicenza
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... side roads. I love it...and I love the fresh flowers - that are 2 Euro and so beautiful!!! We've been to some of the cafe's and I have made a mark at the local market when I took a nose dive on the side walk and then cried cause it hurt so freaking much!!! (that was the fall earlier referred to - not a different one - geez, I am not THAT klutzy!!).
Well, all good things must come to an end <---- and that is my cliche to end this blog.
So, now ...
... Oh my..... The stares!! Just pure infuriated, blinding stares. The lady who had taken our order literally stood leaning on the bar watching us giggle and talk and nervously enjoy our beers. WE HAD TO GET OUT Finally exiting the Chinese place, we thought we'd give the commercial centre a go to see if there was a food court or something.... Kerching!! There we have it, a mini food court and instead of Chinese.....BURGER KING......please don't judge me. Food is served, bellies are full ...
... of a dense, medieval feel, with mostly narrow streets and alleys with long, decorated porticos. But the vast plaza in the center makes up for it all--I find out later that it's the biggest plaza in all of Italy! In the center is a square with a canal running around it, and statues of 88 historical figures all around the edge. These include poets, philosophers, warriors, ...
Palladio (1508-1580), Andrea di Peitro is considered one of the greatest architects. Jefferson's Monticello is modeled on Palladio. Because it has so many of his works, Vicenza is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
About 30 miles from Verona, it was a quick trip (noon to 5 p.m.), and an enjoyable walk through the pedestrian-only city center to the main piazza and beyond. ...
Yeah, overall it's really nice here and laid back. Still trying to learn Italian culture and customs, it's amazing to think of all the little things that make up a culture that is odd or even offensive for them but fine with us. But I'm trying me best to be a good guest in this country.
Will keep my experiences here up to date. Sorry, don't really have any photos yet, but I'll take some ...