Throwback Thursday – My Fair Verona.

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Dear Penelope,

Today throwback Thursday is dedicated to one trip to my fair Verona, Italy. While the weather conditions could be described as less than perfect, this city is ever-so charming with its winding streets, brightly painted buildings, and historic architecture – another perfect weekend getaway!  

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Shakespeares play Romeo & Juliet is set in Verona, so of course we had to visit Juliet’s dwelling. The humble courtyard hosts her famous balcony and a bronze statue of Juliet herself – This courtyard is a thriving tourist hotspot, so be sure to arrive early to avoid queuing – which we thankfully did!! 

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Watching this child jump up to touch Juliet’s boob was very amusing, however this seemed to be a tradition which is said to bring you good luck – As they say, when in Rome… 

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Our favourite little coffee shop, situated just next to the Porta Borsari is highly recommended – we popped in every day for a delightfully smooth coffee and the most amazing tiramisu. Our trip to Verona also took us to Rome, and may I be bold enough to say that this coffee shop had the best tiramisu (..and there was a lot of tiramisu testing)

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The town square is a piece of art in itself, surrounded by stunning architecture and delightful market stalls spanning across the whole market – picked myself up a venetian mask for €2, bargain!! There are also many restaurants around the square with outside terraces which would have been perfect if the sun graced us with it’s presence – the English rain seemed to of followed us..  

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Writing messages on the wall of Romeo’s home (which is far less impressive than Juliet’s house.. she could do better).

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Until next time..

With Kindest Regards,

Hector xoxo

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