Travel Blogs from Garda
... from Belfast and their Van Morrison pilgrimage. They move into the 'mini Jesus' and John and Sue check into a hotel around the corner.
John and Sue move into their apartment, 'Arena Dreams' overlooking the Arena.
Selle and Dan arrive by train from Nice via Milano - they are picked up by ET from the station. They are to bunk down at the ...
... too rich for my liking. I was fortunate enough to find a restaraunt that sells the same Bavarian bier that I had in Fussen, I was also "unfortunate" enough to learn that this particular bier was brewed and bottled somewhere in Italy...the Italians should stop making bier now, like right this second-it was a massive disappointment, something like a cross between a tooheys blue and a VB, with a weird metallic taste thrown in for some reason. As for ...
... and walked into the main part of the town. We found a restaurant along the water and had simple pizza and pasta for lunch. Then we walked to our favourite gelati shop at the other end of town and had our fix of icecream. Geoff and I tried a new flavour, Sale de Cervia, basically like a salted chocolate caramel.....seriously good!! Then we headed home and spent the afternoon packing, reading and getting some school work done. We had dinner at ...
... next to a lovely British lady and had a good chat. The
atmosphere was electric and the setting sublime. Eventually the opera started
and it was such a spectacular. Four acts, 3x 20 mins intervals, a cast over 150
people which included singers, dancers, children and horses and donkeys on
stage. The orchestra and the maestro included about another 100 musicians –
Wow! The stage setting in the arena was the best stage setting ...
... room. We then took the bus into Verona. How different it was compered to
Last time it was cold and winter. Today it was SO CROWDED. Lots of tourists, children and plenty of various nationalities. Verona is still very beautiful and we walked through the city centre – the shops are great and we visited the Library to try to access free Wi-Fi – needed
our passports! We did a little shopping at ...