Over the years I’ve written many posts about gelato and Italy. Gelato is my favorite treat and one time I found a flavor in Parma called Parmigianino that was light and fluffy. When I get gelato I try two flavors so I can sample something different with one of my favorites. It’s part of the adventure to walk and enjoy the scenery with a refreshing gelato. I wasn’t the only one either – I saw lots of people walking with their gelato cones and cups!
I decided to continue with this theme so here are some of the signs I saw. These pictures make me want to go back to Italy – hopefully soon!
When I think of a perfect meeting place in the summer, it would have to be somewhere that serves gelato. This means it should be in Italy. Here are some places I’d want to meet and get a refreshing gelato too. See you there!
I’ve been thinking about souvenirs lately. But some things don’t last and are not actual souvenirs unless I’ve taken a picture. This would include gelato. Chocolate is another thing that doesn’t last but I can only consider one irresistible treat at a time.
Large crowds are to be expected in Venice. St. Mark’s Square is full of people taking pictures, waiting in various lines, shopping and sitting at tables eating a meal. There are pigeons too. But it’s really simple to escape the crowds and discover interesting places that are worth finding. When I walk near the water a gondola or small boat might drift by, which makes the scene even more memorable.
When I wrote A Gelato Journal, I mentioned there would be more posts about things I learned about gelato while I was in Italy. My focus was to make sure that gelato was as delicious as I remembered, although there wasn’t much doubt about that. Along the way I learned about events such as the Gelato Festival in Florence. Continue reading →