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Still no coffee or tea. Next times Birko and a iron.
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... Total comes as 22 Euros for a return trip.
The Train is in every one hour and buses in 20 minutes. Keep a check on the last bus from Sirmione when you head back.
... She thought by then that the funeral would be finished but no, so sat and had a coffee nearby and noticed people going in and out of a side door and did the same. The service was coming to an end, just in time to see the procession lead by approx 50 priests in their vestments followed by the Bishop holding his crook (stick) then the coffin. The deceased must have been one of them. By then it was getting close to siesta time so back to check on the ...
... train there. Also because of my bike I can only take regional trains, which means they are slower and typically not direct. I arrived in Mantova a little after 2:00pm and it was a lot hotter then Rovereto. It didn't help that I had on all my warm, black cycling gear still from that morning. The walk to my hotel took about 20 minutes, which felt longer in the heat, and when I arrived there weren't any signs so it took me a little while ...
... and we mentioned Seattle, the owner said that he knows Rick Steves who indeed has visited his restaurant. Very proudly he brought out his tablet to show us the video clip. Wine was poured with a very unique aerator that is hand blown glass from Italy. When Kathy asked where we might get one the owner said he would sell us one. Another souvenir of our trip!
Verona has been a lovely stop and one to recommend for a short stay en route to Venice.
We left our apartment in Lezzeno about 10:00am for our drive to Verona. The first hour required us to navigate the narrow winding roadway of Lake Como as well as the many cyclists out for a Sunday ride. Given we have no timetable, there was no need to hurry.
We drove about three hours including a couple of stops along the way. We arrived in Verona about 1:30pm at our hotel in the ...