Travel theme: Meeting Places

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!

It is so difficult to choose…

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Gelato and Travel

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.

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Quiet Places in Venice

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.

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Venice

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Gelato Time

It’s time for some creamy, delicious gelato.  I wonder which flavors I should choose – there are so many possibilities.  And I also have to consider what are good combinations.

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When I was in San Gimignano  I was looking for a place to get gelato when I saw this sign:

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Gelato Adventures

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