Mantova: Gonzaga, Chagall (and Rigoletto)

Actually the first two have absolutely nothing in common! Gonzaga, Chagall, and Rigoletto The exhibition by Chagall (From September 5, 2018 to February 3, 2019, at Palazzo Della Ragione), provided a good excuse to travel to Mantova. We were blessed with a crisp—if cold—day with no fog! Mantova is a tricky city to visit because […]

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Verona the Beautiful

I love Verona. It is beautiful and opulent. It answers every tourist wishes.  Located in northern Italy’s Veneto region, with a medieval old town built between the meandering Adige River. It’s famous for being the setting of Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet.” Verona has luxury stores, lots of restaurants, history, museums, castles, art, performances, romance, lots […]

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