Grand Albergo Fortuna
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Sitting on the plane heading to Dubai on the Emirates flight home, thinking about the overall trip. Yesterday saw us drive into Verona and wander around town for 4 - 5 hours seeing things missed, such as Juliet's House with its notes stuffed into crevices, and locks a plenty. Had a small altercation with a car that hit me and ran without stopping. Then went back to Allen and Deanna's to have dinner looking over the beautiful landscape ...
An easy lazy day getting ready for the late afternoon wedding. Drove into town for Jane to get coiffured and by then it was lunchtime so wandered around the corner and saw an impressive looking, busy restaurant called Bistrot with a Michelin sticker on the outside and filled with Japanese. One of our best lunches, and Jane's crispy seafood and vegetables was a standout. Huge wine list but we kept costs within reason by having the house wines that were nevertheless superb. Very hot and ...
... and she says she's called the Dr in town to come to the house. One of the people in the class is an Italian man who now lives in SF (random!) and is there with his family. He speaks Italian and English and took over my case for the translator, getting ready for the Dr. I told him everything that had been going on. He was in the navy and does Iron Man events so he's used to helping people and very familiar with dehydration. He told me that out in the country there are ...
... an unusual two headed sculpture we spent time discussing experiences with a trio from Arizona. They had been in Tuscany for 3 weeks and found it a welcome change to converse with English-speaking people. We sympathized with them after 5 months on the road. On the edge of the town we found some Etruscan burial chambers on top of a small mound - Hill of Calvary. The four chambers are aligned with the 4 points of a compass ...
... flag carriers, and several guys in various medieval armor & weapons. The 10 racing contradas also had the jockey on a "ceremonial," costumed horse followed by the race horse. Each contrada went through a flag routine...basically 2 guys did some twirling and tossing and passed the flags to each other. They stopped several times around the track to perform the routine. I couldn't see real well from my spot, but it appeared as though they all did basically ...