Travel Blogs from Sirmione
... and ferry to Torri del Benaco on Lago di Garda for swimming and dinner overlooking the lake
Shopping and sightseeing
Lunches and dinners in Verona
Golf at Verona GC
Farewell drinks and dinners
After all the months of planning there was the perfect family week in Verona. See captions on the photos below to get personal comments on the week by all family ...
... on the steps of the church, patiently waiting for their God to heal their woes...I'm sure the velvet lined gold coffers get emptied into the cups of the less fortunate at the end of the day. A disgusting city supported by the profits of a greedy tourism industry gawking at a decadent and outdated belief system. There's a reason the trains travel at 300km/h on the way back to Verona. If I ever come back, I'll be staying well within the Verona city limits. ...
... 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 ...
seen – even better than Les Miserables in London. The singing was beautiful –
especially Carmen. The way they staged the story was exciting with something
happening all the time. It certainly was unforgettable. The dancing (Spanish) was also excellent. Didn’t get home to bed until 2 am – bit late for Craig and Lina but we enjoyed
every minute. Some days you never forget – this is one of them.
colours – very much like Tuscan churches. One painting by Pisinello of St
George and the Principesa was a truly remarkable fresco. Our experience was
made even better because an organ was being played wonderfully. The frescos on
the walls were from the 1500s and the Cathedral had great light with good
written descriptors. The Marble fonts reminded us of those in Sienna and we
will be going ...