Verona Travelogue

Travelled through the Brennar Pass to get to Verona, a mountain pass through the alps littered with castles.

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Three of Shakespeare’s plays are set in Verona, namely Romeo and Juliet, The Two Gentlemen of Verona and The Taming of the Shrew. I was very excited as we shall visit Juliet’s Balcony.  We spend about 3 hours in this lovely city.

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The  ancient Verona Arena, the 3rd largest Roman amphitheatre after the Colosseum and the arena at Capua.

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“Gladiators” in Italy will charge a fee if you take their picture. So If you want a photo with them, ask for their charges beforehand to avoid unpleasant confrontations. We got quite a good shot thanks to Hubby’s street photography skills.

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Palazzo Barbieri, Verona’s town hall. Contracted in 1800s, it served the Habsburgs as a military barrack.

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The balcony at Juliet’s House. O Romeo, Romeo! Wherefore art thou Romeo?

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Bronze statue of Juliet. It is said that if one touches her right boob, the person will have good fortune and luck in love.

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Piazza Bra, you’ll find a lot of cafes and restaurants here…

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We had lunch at Ristorante Della Ragione.

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Hubby’s huge steak…

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I had chilli mussels. Not bad, but nothing spectacular.

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Don’t be surprised to see “Coperto” on the bill. Its cover charge.

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After lunch, we went exploring!

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Next travel post will feature Venice, so stay tuned 🙂

3 thoughts on “Verona Travelogue

  1. Ann

    Omigosh!! Love all the pics!!! What happened to you? You have lose weight… Staying tune for your post on Venice!! Lol 😀

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