Travel Blogs from Verona
We are currently in Venice. A few of us are waiting for our pizza/ pasta to arrive for lunch. Authentic Italian lunch :) This morning we went to a glass blowing demo, and then shopped for glass. After that we toured the crazy alleys of Venice, then went and toured the canals on gondolas. After lunch we're going to the Doge's palace before free ...
On our way to Venice we stopped in Verona, the place where Romeo and Juliet is set. We saw Juliet's balcony, toured a bit of the town and had some free time. Some people went into the arena that that was built 2000 years ago. Others used their time to get some gelato and do a bit of shopping. We at staying at the Hotel Bolivar in ...
... able to see it in person and walk around inside was really great. Villa Rotunda is one of Palladio's most famous villas if not his most famous, and it is the quintessential renaissance villa because of its geometry and symmetry. When we returned to our hotel, we had the afternoon to ourselves. I rank Vicenza #3 out of 6, mainly because I really enjoyed Palladio's buildings. We stayed in Vicenza Tuesday night, and left for Venice Wednesday morning on a train.
Verona - 26 degrees ☀☀
We checked out of Venice about 9 this morning and caught the bus to the station. We grabbed some breakfast and jumped on the train to Verona, just an hour away. Another bus ride to the hotel (getting quite good at this travel malarkey) and we dump our stuff and head out to the sites. We arrive at Verona castle, really nice and a would be perfect setting for A Romeo and Juliet production. Naturally.
It's pretty difficult actually ...
... not in green park or sandy beach. Concrete and passing cars with people gesturing at us is still entertaining. At the end of the day, life is all about how you accept it. We were sitting, standing, waving, smiling, laughing. We looked normal in general, apart maybe from the scarfs on heads to protect us from the sun. But the fortune finally came to our side. Ex-traveler who lived in London for some time drove us about 100km south.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility