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Travel Blogs from Verona
All in all this was one of the most challenging and important assignment for the fledgling, but pacesetting Ernesto Tours (ET).
It went a bit like this.
John and Sue fly to Verona from Belfast and stay one night at 37 Stradone Porta Palio (the 'mini Jesus')
Ernesto and Maureena (have I mentioned those names ...
... all the warm and fuzzy but this place isn't cheesy. Romantic and charming is how the Italian people are. At least if your wanting to visit Venice, do yourself a favour, stay in Verona. (Melissa). Verona is relaxed and easy going, if a little pretentious at times. The historic buildings, ancient city defences and ruins that are wide open to be explored, climbed on or crawled through are fantastic. The food is pretty good, although I must admit ...
... 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 ...
... our hotel was located. The hotel was gorgeous and situated steps from St. Mark's Square! Venice is absolutely magical, especially at night. While we were strolling we kept feeling like we were in a fantasy land. Now we know why Disney used Venice as his inspiration for DisneyWorld!! We took a ...
... would also be stretching it to suggest the recitative singing grabbed us ... but we were enjoying the whole spectacle. Until, right after 'The Grand March' and just as the drama was heating up, the sky opened and what started as light drizzle became persistent rain. Verona has been getting a lot of stormy weather, unseasonal and 'strano' as the locals are observing (see also my posts when we were in Lecce). You can put your ...