My Veronese neighbourhood

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Verona is truly a city of beauty, exactly as one imagines Italian cities to be: cobblestone streets, old palazzi, beautiful churches, monuments and piazze.

Piazza Bra, Verona

Piazza Bra, Verona Italy

Via Sant'Anastasia, Verona

Via Sant’Anastasia, Verona

My home away from home is in the centre, about 50 steps from the Arena, a roman amphitheater completed in 30AD which seated 25,000 people and was famous for the ludi (shows and gladiator games) it is still in use today for concerts and the opera.

My room at Palazzo Gelmi is beautiful and my host, gracious. Ventured only as far as Piazza Bra – a square where Italians gather to chat around 6 pm in the evenings – and to the river which is about 5 minutes on foot.

2 Responses

  1. Valerie Manias

    Beautiful Isabella Colleen, continue enjoying this beautiful romantic city.
    Love Valerie xx

  2. Jessica

    Ciao Mamma, come stai? Verona e molta bella! L’italia è un paese meraviglioso. It sounds like you are having a brilliant time. More blogs, more photos, more often please Mamma, I love seeing the photos and reading about your adventures.
    Ti amo Mamma!

    Jess

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