Albergo Ristorante Al Nuovo Pellegrino
Travel Blogs from Verona
I called too much shopping on day 5 of the trip and opted to start the morning trying to send a package back home. I scored a carton from foot locker the night before but couldn’t track down a packing tape and a marker no matter where I tried. In the end we improvised with bandage strapping tape and biro - think it will make it home?
We headed off to Verona, a 2 hour drive from Milano. The Garmin got us lost again so this time I trusted google maps to navigate us to ...
... the graffiti on the walls and love messages on padlocks and in the Letter's to Juliet postbox was beautiful - I has goosebumps! Anyhow we added a K&P to the wall, as did the girls (although I don't know what they wrote!?). We wandered through the town, busy with tourists and headed home just as the heavens opened. We stopped at nice little pizzeria for tea & got out the maps & camping books to see where to go ...
... of the same sights I had seen earlier, his comments and stories made it that more interesting. To end our tour he took me down a winding alley to little wine shop to meet the owner and sommelier, Antonio, who let me try numerous wines of the area. He showed me his pride and joy; bottles worth thousands of Euros while showing me photographs of famous people who had come to see his shop. Andreas ...
... also be stretching it to suggest the recitative singing grabbed us ... but we were enjoying the whole spectacle. Until, right after 'The Grand March' and just as the drama was heating up, the sky opened and what started as light drizzle became persistent rain. Verona has been getting a lot of stormy weather, unseasonal and 'strano' as the locals are observing (see also my posts when we were in Lecce). You can put your ...
... at the amazing flying dingy it's not an illusion, this guy was a least a metre off the water. What is it?
At 12.30 we got back to the port and indeed the wind had dropped so we decided to take the boat out. A brief briefing and off we were sailing across Lake Garda. As we ate our picnic and drank beer it all seemed ideal. Then the clouds started to darken and wind picked up. Maybe being closer ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility