Travel Blogs from Bardolino
... a private ET transfer to Verona and, yep, their complimentary night at the 'mini Jesus'.
So with all the family in place the family week included:
Welcome dinner at Signorvino followed by a night at the opera to see Aida
Drinks at some of the most interesting and historic bars in ...
... then. If any one of you knows Cal, you could only imagine the things he had to say about it to which I'm sure he will share (I've seen all this nonsense before). Verona will be the only city we will visit that is more local than touristy. The town is sweet, romantic and full of delights you wouldn't find on the map. There are underground ruins along a street that you just 'happen to walk by' and a 'mini' colosseum that staged operas both nights ...
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 ...
... 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 ...
... veal with Tuna sauce. Got the bus back and we
actually have Sky news – in English for the first time. Lots of bad news – not
happy with the Israelis – hope Australia is not supporting them!! It was great
to hear from Nanna today.
Keep well everyone. Love Lina and Craig
PS Good news – the Camera has miraculously
started working again – but it is making a strange noise.