Holiday Inn Verona Congress Centre
Travel Blogs from San Martino Buon Albergo
... apparently free to do whatever they want to do on the Disney cruise, seems they think they set their own release conditions.
With the sun finally gone the water started to bubble up onto the Piazza, Max and Emerson started playing maroon between the forming puddles to see which of them could leave the other one marooned on the either side of the growing puddles. With the water rising up we passed a photo shoot set up to capture girls playing in the puddles under the ...
... the graffiti on the walls and love messages on padlocks and in the Letter's to Juliet postbox was beautiful - I has goosebumps! Anyhow we added a K&P to the wall, as did the girls (although I don't know what they wrote!?). We wandered through the town, busy with tourists and headed home just as the heavens opened. We stopped at nice little pizzeria for tea & got out the maps & camping books to see where to go ...
Verona is a beautiful, wealthy, historical city compact enough to see a lot in just a few days. I, like everyone else, made the pilgrimage to see Juliet's balcony as that is what most people think of when they think of Verona. The absurd part is that while there were two politically opposed families and legends of a tragic love story, Shakespeare was the third person to write the story and is obviously the ...
The world won't be the same again ... The weather was threatening on the day we were to see our first opera with our friend Margery who had talked us into going. In fact, at about 5pm, a huge storm ('tempo molto bruto') hit Verona and the prospects didn't seem bright that it would start at all. But as the time got closer to the 9pm start, it was looking better. Well, it was looking all pretty fine from the basement of one of ...
... at the amazing flying dingy it's not an illusion, this guy was a least a metre off the water. What is it?
At 12.30 we got back to the port and indeed the wind had dropped so we decided to take the boat out. A brief briefing and off we were sailing across Lake Garda. As we ate our picnic and drank beer it all seemed ideal. Then the clouds started to darken and wind picked up. Maybe being closer ...
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