Holiday Inn Verona Congress Centre
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We left Cinque Terre on Saturday morning and I powered along the motorway (130 km/ph speed limits baby!!!) to Verona.
None of us had been to Verona before and after Mum & I both saw the movie 'Letter to Juliet' last year, and being unashamedly hopeless romantics at heart, we felt that we too needed to visit Juliet’s House …
We got a mix up with the location of our hotel, and it ended up being on the outskirts of town about 7 km so we had to cab it in town for the evening. We lucked out and a nice German couple was waiting for a cab as well, so we got share a cab ride into town. We arrived in Verona and just started walking around. Our first sighting was of their Roman …
We are currently in Venice. A few of us are waiting for our pizza/ pasta to arrive for lunch. Authentic Italian lunch :) This morning we went to a glass blowing demo, and then shopped for glass. After that we toured the crazy alleys of Venice, then went and toured the canals on gondolas. After lunch we're going to the Doge's palace before free ...
On our way to Venice we stopped in Verona, the place where Romeo and Juliet is set. We saw Juliet's balcony, toured a bit of the town and had some free time. Some people went into the arena that that was built 2000 years ago. Others used their time to get some gelato and do a bit of shopping. We at staying at the Hotel Bolivar in ...
... a theatre designed by Andre Palladio, which had a stage with a false perspective (see attached picture). Believe it or not, the wooden floor that looks like it keeps going back, is raised five feet, but you can't tell because of the false perspective. The next thing we did was go in the Basilica Palladiana. We got very fortunate that an art exhibit had just opened a few days before we arrived in the Basilica, and got to see original paintings done by Monet, ...
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