EOWTE July 12, 2019 Verona, Italy

Mona Newbauer
Mona Newbauer

Another amazing breakfast buffet at the hotel and then we're off to Verona. I checked out this article about Verona for the top things to do--https://www.thecrazytourist.com/15-best-things-verona-italy/. We hit them all. We parked at the train station near our hotel and took the train and then a bus into the city. The first thing I saw was the arena. They were preparing for an opera festival. Aida was playing that evening so they had all these large props in close proximity.

A few interesting things I noticed about Verona. It definitely runs on tourism as everything has a cost. We love to go into churches, however, the "church tour" had a fee so we just enjoyed the outside views. We had a map of the town and yet it was challenging for us to know where we were at any given time. That's probably why we walked so much. We did ride a funicular! It was definitely a first for me.

The architecture was amazing and I know I must have taken almost seventy pictures. I'm only to going to show you a few so you get the idea. And if I took a picture of the food, I'll show you that too. So let's just go with it.

Breakfast at the hotelThe ArenaGelatoThe market


We ate at Mamma Mia's. That's a typical name for an Italian Restaurant. I had the Gnocchi Bolognese and Tony had Sesame Ahi Tuna. I know I took a picture of his plate but it's now no where to be found. It seems I'm missing lots of pictures actually. 

All in all it was a great day and I really liked Verona. It was hot. Very hot. Lots of people. Lots of shops. Lots of activity all over. At Casa di Giulietta there was actually a gum and/or bandaid wall. For a moment I thought I was in Seattle. 

Tomorrow we are going into Venice. 

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