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June 28, 2007 / jslipschultz

Italy: Verona

Another touring day on the 24th: Verona.  Can you believe Romeo and Juliett were real?  They may have been.  We visited Juliett’s house. You can see her balcony. It’s a quaint town with many churches, shopping, an arena dating back to the 1st century (which is now used as the opera house).

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20,000 people can fit in the arena.  Not sure I’d enjoy sitting on the the hard steps.

That night we had dinner with another colleague/friend of Jamie’s.  We got to eat on their patio at the base of a few mountains.  Our hosts lived up to the billing:  he makes his own wines and grappa.  All kinds of grappa.  The meals have been an authentic experience: antipasta, pasta, first course, second course, desserts, coffees, grappa.  Did I mention the grappa?  They are all loads of fun and warm people.

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