Travel Blogs from Sirmione
... 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 ...
... doesn't like it because he is used to the bland, English food we eat at home. I will point out that the red wine I had last night tasted dry and burned like the bottles we get at home, disappointing. We went for a day trip to Venice, just because it's a tick off the list. No need to stay here, or visit ever again. Yes, it's an architectural marvel and not seen in many places around the world BUT..... The place is overcrowded with tourists, with ...
... local restaurant Riolet where we have eaten three times during our week here. It has been great that such good food is right on our doorstep. The weather could have been better but we have really enjoyed our week here in Lake Garda. The scenery is breathtaking and except for the number of German tourists, the towns, churches, food and culture have been wonderful to visit and experience. Thank you Lake Garda and Villa Borgo (Patio) for the great ...
... 8217;t start until 9 pm so we walked looking for a nice place for dinner and we found LA GRIGLIA. We ate outside under large umbrellas and it was a lovely balmy evening. Craig enjoyed his
Roast veal with parmesan cheese, rocket & pine nuts. I had a yummy Basil
Gnocci with zucchini and a nice sauce. The salad and wine were good too. We
walked out to the Arena and it was very crowded. Our seats were excellent –
really close and ...
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 ...