Verona

Verona. Love.

August 30, 2009

We spent two nights in Verona to meet up with some friends for an evening of opera (Aida) at the Roman arena. It was beautiful. Long, but beautiful. And though admittedly I’m not an avid opera fan, the experience of Aida in Verona in the dead heat of the August summer in an ancient Roman […]






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Why Kate Moss is in ancient Verona… I don’t know

August 29, 2009

But that’s a pretty impressive yoga pose!






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An afternoon walk through Verona

August 29, 2009

Now I understand why Shakespeare chose this city as the setting for his most famous love story. Balconies, balconies, beautiful balconies everywhere!






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Piazza Erbe in Verona

August 29, 2009

Flambuoyantly beautiful.






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Aida in Verona’s Roman Arena

August 29, 2009

It was hot and muggy and there was a crescent moon above us.  We bought cushions for our butts.  The sets were elaborate and beautiful.  The orchestra was amazing.  But OH MY GOODNESS opera can be sooooooooooo boring!!!!  FOUR hours later and we were done with the "cultural experience".  Ha!






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Juliet’s balcony in Verona

August 29, 2009

Such a tourist trap but we had to go see 🙂






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