Tenuta Le Sorgive - Le Volpi
Travel Blogs from Mantova
... 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 ...
... let's move on to St Marcos cathedral...here's a shining example of Christianity being built on firm foundations of greed, decadence and oppression. Absolutely awe inspiringly grotesque. Each section has a vast mosaic depicting some scene of misery or angst. Save yourself the $5 admission fee and the half hour wait in line, if you want to see misery and suffering, just walk to the front steps and have a good long stare at the cripples ...
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
... DEPARTMENT store – may do
some more tomorrow. Both Craig and I bought a wallet – plenty of Saldi items
available. I bought a blue check Mandarina Duck wallet – soft and small.
Eventually we went for a look at the magnificent Basilica di San Anastasia –
what a beautiful surprise. It reminded us of the Cathedral in Sienna, very
beautifully painted with wonderful art pieces. It was ...
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 ...