Travel Blogs from Sirmione
... a private ET transfer to Verona and, yep, their complimentary night at the 'mini Jesus'.
So with all the family in place the family week included:
Welcome dinner at Signorvino followed by a night at the opera to see Aida
Drinks at some of the most interesting and historic bars in ...
... let's move on to St Marcos cathedral...here's a shining example of Christianity being built on firm foundations of greed, decadence and oppression. Absolutely awe inspiringly grotesque. Each section has a vast mosaic depicting some scene of misery or angst. Save yourself the $5 admission fee and the half hour wait in line, if you want to see misery and suffering, just walk to the front steps and have a good long stare at the cripples ...
... local restaurant Riolet where we have eaten three times during our week here. It has been great that such good food is right on our doorstep. The weather could have been better but we have really enjoyed our week here in Lake Garda. The scenery is breathtaking and except for the number of German tourists, the towns, churches, food and culture have been wonderful to visit and experience. Thank you Lake Garda and Villa Borgo (Patio) for the great ...
July 25, 2014
This morning we had breakfast at the hotel– it was quite crowded here. I rang Zia
Nanina and then Libera – to touch base about visiting when Josy comes. Then we
bussed into Verona. We had another little look around but mainly wanted to shop
at the Coin dept store again. I bought a couple of little summery tops (yellow
and black and white) as it is hot. I also bought some gift items. Craig bought
... br> except for 5 euros an hour – seems unlike most other areas – more like
Australia! We still haven’t bought a local sim – called a tim. Hope to do so in
Pistoia. Anyway we have come back to Verona to see the opera Carmen tomorrow
night in the Arena. Can’t wait. After a shop at the local PAM supermarket,
which is next door to the Hotel Maxim, we had a good rest and lunch in ...