reflection #6

That beautiful moment when, in your final week in Italy and after a long morning of traversing Rome in 40-degree heat, you stumble upon your favourite coffee … IN GELATO FORM!

Could this be heavenly intervention on a sweltering summer’s day?  I think so.

small tub of deliciously caffeinated goodness "with all the flavour of REAL ESPRESSO COFFEE"

small tub of deliciously caffeinated goodness
“with all the flavour of REAL ESPRESSO COFFEE”

Bella Verona, the city of (tragic) love !

3 June, 2015

The second stop on Anna and Talia’s Big Girls’ Weekend was none other than the beautiful, the enchanting, the tragically renowned Verona.  After saying goodbye to Venice at the top of the Campanile di San Marco (Saint Mark’s Belltower) and having our ears nearly blown apart when we failed to escape before the bells began to ring, we caught the train from Venice to Verona and immediately set out to find the B&B – a twenty minute walk from the train station, according to Google.  With some confusion and twisty streets, we did manage to find the address and, prompted by a little sign by the door of what seemed to be a multi-purpose apartment block, pressed the round gold button for the intercom.  Continue reading