Travel Blogs from Sirmione
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 ...
Today was a pack up and quiet day. There was a monster thunder storm overnight and the rain was steady until mid-late morning. We decided to try and see what Raffa was like, it looked interesting from the road that we have frequently used on our way south around the lake. When we got there, we drove straight through, there was a lovely church but apart from that - nothing else....not even a gelataria!! So we headed to Salo instead and parked at ...
... amp; white check shirt. For those of you who don’t want all
these details, this blog is my diary also – so that I remember where and what.We once again went to the Verona Library –this time we managed to access free wifi – with our passports and then some good research on Modena for tomorrow. Then we had a functional day and managed to organize our Tims – that’s Italian sims. It took ages but we believe we ...
... time – same in France!! In fact,
today Craig and I discussed that it seems safer on the Italian motorways than
the French – I may regret I said that.
This morning we basically got organized and drove here to Verona. It only took about
three hours but it has been raining quite a bit. We are staying at the Hotel Maxim
which we also stayed in during 2008 – it’s fine/nice but no ...