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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Sitting on the plane heading to Dubai on the Emirates flight home, thinking about the overall trip. Yesterday saw us drive into Verona and wander around town for 4 - 5 hours seeing things missed, such as Juliet's House with its notes stuffed into crevices, and locks a plenty. Had a small altercation with a car that hit me and ran without stopping. Then went back to Allen and Deanna's to have dinner looking over the beautiful landscape ...
... that was no surprise. Lovely speeches, huge and many food courses and very nice wine. The cellars had three levels, with the basement having roman bases and carvings. On the middle cellar level there was also the customary table set for Romeo and Juliet in case they called in. Got back to our digs at a reasonable time and so we all scoured our rooms for whatever drinks we had and ended the night in very happy spirits. A most enjoyable family wedding, set to be repeated in Perth after ...
... very large, being part of a working winery and with air conditioning that would make the place intolerable otherwise. Yesterday we went to La Grande Mele (The Big (Italian) Apple, where we did our last shopping (perhaps). Everything at least 30- 50% off and even found a Bunnings equivalent to give me my "fix". Quiet night ready for the big day ...
... dome above looked so gigantic and impressive. So many huge statues and altars! I couldn't help but think that everything there actually distracted people from true worship and relationship with God. It seemed somewhat impersonal and focused attention on the statues, ritual and grandeur of man rather than God. We waited in line to descend below to where the tombs of previous popes were laid. Then we headed outside to witness the changing of the Swiss Guard. Right place, ...
... panini’s of slow roasted pork - delicious.
We visited the Duomo, the large cathedral near the center of the historic town. Set on one side of a square with the town hall and bell tower on the other sides, this huge church dominates the plaza with breathtaking grandeur. The 13th & 14th century structure is built of alternating rows of gray and white local stone, giving it a very unique character. The facade is amazingly ornate with marble ...