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All in all this was one of the most challenging and important assignment for the fledgling, but pacesetting Ernesto Tours (ET).
It went a bit like this.
John and Sue fly to Verona from Belfast and stay one night at 37 Stradone Porta Palio (the 'mini Jesus')
Ernesto and Maureena (have I mentioned those names ...
... all the warm and fuzzy but this place isn't cheesy. Romantic and charming is how the Italian people are. At least if your wanting to visit Venice, do yourself a favour, stay in Verona. (Melissa). Verona is relaxed and easy going, if a little pretentious at times. The historic buildings, ancient city defences and ruins that are wide open to be explored, climbed on or crawled through are fantastic. The food is pretty good, although I must admit ...
... in Vicenza. I can't think of a better city out of which to base. It is a nice sized city of about 120,000 people. There is a museum, historical site, and/or architectural wonder around every corner. On a Saturday, you'll find many people out and about doing their shopping, eating a mid-morning snack or drinking espresso. Espresso!! I'm trying to be hip. ...
... we were, too. But, we went along with it anyway. He led us to a water taxi and away we went (our ticket included free taxi to Murano). Greeted a the dock by a well-dressed young man - the ride across took about 10mins and was fantastic! - who brought us into the factory for a glass-blowing demo and very personalised service - after the demo, we were offered a personalised tour of the glass showroom (only for 'special' people) and big discounts and ...
... is a famous piece of art, and a piece of wood from the Thorn of Crowns) but it was under major renovations. Then, we had a gentle walk back to the car, and my wonderful husband agreed to drive us past La Rotonda – a villa which is another Palladian masterpiece. It was open to the public, but we figured that the seven of us were rather hot and tired, and wouldn’t get the full benefit – something to come back for next ...
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