Still haven’t spent a full weekend in Venice quiet yet, but this was close enough.
Friday afternoon my Art and & Architecture class had a private tour of The Dodge’s Palace. The architecture was truly stunning and I’m realizing more and more that Venetian style cannot compare to anything else I’ve seen in Europe.
from the courtyard of the Dodge's palace
Bridge of Sighs- the last chance prisoners had to see Venice before they were locked away
my ideal future home
Since all of my roommates went to Florence for the weekend, I had the apartment all to myself. So Saturday I hosted a little dinner party for the 9 other BC kids who live on the Island of San Servolo who don’t have kitchens and were longing for a taste of home. I (the master chef that I am) contributed to making chocolate chip pancakes. yum
When we planned Verona, I anticipated a quaint little medieval town filled with tiny shops overwhelming tourists with the Romeo & Juliet theme. While those types of shops were there, Verona ended up being a pretty big city! In fact, it has way more inhabitants than the city of Venice (which I learned on Friday is declining by 1,000
Arena di Verona
that famous balcony
Letters to Juliet
Back in Venice- my favorite pizza so far!
On another note, I started running again and booked a one way ticket to Milan this weekend...