Hotel Residence Star Torino
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Pets allowed
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... them and follow them, so major issues are avoided. Out on the Autostrada (freeway), there is a lot to be liked and much Australian drivers could learn about the courtesy shown by Italian drivers.
It still surprises me somewhat to read this back, as it is quite a contrast from the impression I had formed after our last visit. Despite everything I have said, there is still no way I will get behind the wheel whilst ...
After sleeping off the previous nights blowout, we headed back into Verona's original city centre.
The first stop is the jewel in Verona's crown, Arena di Verona, a 2,000 year-old Roman ampitheatre in Piazza Bra still in regular use today. In fact it was in the process of being setup for an opera performance in a few days time. We climbed all over the ampitheatre trying to imagine what it ...
Nothing was planned for the morning so we decided to take a walk around the local neighbourhood. We checked out the daily markets and also wandered around a small supermarket checking out the different products available.
After another beautiful home-cooked lunch we went to Parco del Valentino, a massive historical public park stretching around 10km along the River Po. We strolled through part of the parklands, ...
... district. There are a myriad of small villages on the hilltops and some in the valleys, all of which are entirely surrounded by vineyards. We stopped and walked around the villages of Barbaresco, Neive, Verduno & Roddino to take in the sights. If you ignore the cars, the quaint villages seemed to be trapped in time, and many of the castles and churches date back to the 15th & 16th centuries.
... Although the meal was not huge it was quite filling so I couldn’t fit in dessert. Eli got some sort of baked tart and Kyria got Tiramisu, which was apparently delicious. It looked good.
We walked back to the apartment and discussed what the plan was for the remainder of the trip, well, the others did – I was feeling sleepy and curled up on the bed for a snooze. Later Eli and I went out for a walk as it didn’t feel like ...