Travel Blogs from Desenzano Del Garda
... Venice was dotted with castles and citadels, all looking majestic on hilltops in the distance. In Venice the car drop off was just across the road from the taxi stand and within minutes we’re on the canals - magic!
Getting to our apartment was easy enough, lugging all our gear to the top floor made me appreciate shipping that carton of stuff home yesterday even more! On the way in to Venice we passed a super market. The guy that showed us our apartment gave us a map ...
... 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 ...
... lingual guides like kindergarten children. Not my idea of fun. I strongly considered bypassing my pre-booked excursion as I waited at the appointed area by the equestrian statue of Victoria Emmanuel and was pleasantly surprised when a very studious man advised me that he was my guide and that it would just be the two of us. Andreas holds a PhD in art history and lives and teaches in Verona. Although we went ...
Old dogs, new tricks ... 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 our favourite ...
We were very uncertain about the weather as we set off to pick up our yatch. The drive along the lake was very pretty and we arrived at the port around 10.00am and it was quite windy.... The staff told us that this was normal and in an hour it would be calm.... After a coffee we drove up the lake, even more pretty and watched some amazing high wind sailing by the dinghy and kite and windsurfers. Have ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet