Hotel Mayer & Splendid
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... There is also a garden/park on the tall rock right next to the shore, for which you have to find stairs to go up. The garden closes before sun-set.
I had an amazing time in this beautiful small town. I wish the same for everyone who visits it.
Best moments in life can’t be captured, but best places can be
By Sushant Tiwari
... amp; some trained but unrecognizable trees/vines all under netting. Villages & towns abound & the background of the hills & the mountains is most impressive. Back in Verona the bus dropped us off fairly close to home & after a light lunch we returned at 2.30 to read & snooze.
Jane went for a walk whilst Dick slept and came across yet another church & cloisters nearby with a queue for confession which you ...
... internal debate, I decided to take a train. My logic was that I would arrive there sooner and get to see the town more, and also not hurt myself but pushing too hard. Between not having done a ton of riding the last couple months and all the additional weight on my bike, I knew I wasn't going to be able to get through another 120km day.
The train took longer then I expected because I had to transfer at Verona Porta Nuova and wait ...
... to the Monument cemetery. A truly different kind of cemetery from those in the states. A very large area with big headstones, mausoleums, monuments and photos of the dead. The Italians take funerals and remembering the deceased very seriously. Our last stop was at the kitschy Balcony of Juliette. Although a fictional character of Shakespeare, this is a popular stop with a balcony for the tourists.
The afternoon was getting late and our feet ...
... four hours spent wandering around went quickly with the many stops we made. We found ourselves hungry and stopped near our hotel for dinner at a small restaurant for an okay dinner of spaghetti con vongole (spaghetti with clams) and risotto with shrimp. Not worth recommending but the waiters were friendly and humorous.
Back to our hotel about seven after a fun day of Vino in Verona.