Travel Blogs from Verona
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 ...
... a popular summer retreat just outside Venice. Last night a few of us went to the beach which is two blocks from the hotel. We all went into the Adriatic Sea. The other students stayed at the hotel to try to connect to the patchy wifi. Today we are off to Venice for a city tour, glass blowing demo. and, most importantly, a gondola ...
... 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, ...
... where was a little museum inside which had Romeo's and Juliet's clothes from the first movie as well as the bed. I managed to get some nice pictures of Niomi on Juliet's balcony as well.
When we arrived at Juliet's tomb there wasn't many people there. We should of taken that as a sign of what to come. Our ticket from Juliet's home got us entry to her tomb but if I'm perfectly honest it wasn't nothing special We had to wait for it to open then we walked around a ...
... and towers to climb at any time of the day or night. Turns out we are next to a church, a Catholic church, an Italian Catholic church aka fancy bell ringing every 30 minutes hurray! Climbed another clock tower, this time at night and we were the only ones up there. In the court yard below was a modern interpretive dance about Pinocchio which we spied from our lofty lair, what a load if boll*cks. Only one night in Verona so have to go ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility