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 ...
July 25, 2014
This morning we had breakfast at the hotel– it was quite crowded here. I rang Zia
Nanina and then Libera – to touch base about visiting when Josy comes. Then we
bussed into Verona. We had another little look around but mainly wanted to shop
at the Coin dept store again. I bought a couple of little summery tops (yellow
and black and white) as it is hot. I also bought some gift items. Craig bought
Arrivederci, Florence! A quick stop in Verona where we saw the setting of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. Everyone left love notes in the alley leading up to the balcony. The tradition was to write on a band-aid or on the wall itself. From Verona, it was off to Venice!! We took the water taxi over to the ...
... certainly had our fair share of live music this month too. Check this little lot out:
We went and had another 'free' concert when we loitered outside the security cordon, well, sitting on some church steps actually, and listened to an Italian superstar known simply as Emma. She comes from Florence, so not too far away, and won an Italian equivalent of The X Factor in 2010, since when, she's gone on to achieve 2 gold discs, 14 ...