The new year is just beginning but I’m already looking forward to spring so I can see scenes like this again.
I can’t wait!
I had heard of La Boqueria before going to Barcelona so I noticed the entrance sign while walking along La Rambla. There were people everywhere buying – and selling – vegetables, fruit, candy, and other interesting items. The next afternoon I went there again and when it was time to close vendors began reducing the prices. I ended up with a coconut drink (like a smoothie) and a container of watermelon with a tiny fork for half the regular price. I continued to look around and these were some of the colorful sights.
It was during the spring that I had the opportunity to travel to Verona. From an arena to an outdoor market there are lots of interesting places. In addition there is the possibility of leaving a letter for Juliet that just might get a response. And of course visiting her balcony is a must. These are some of my favorite scenes from Verona.
While I was in Italy there were times I was looking for a light lunch or a snack that didn’t include chocolate or gelato. This was only because I would eat the gelato or chocolate immediately, and the idea was to have something (like crackers) that would last longer! Here are some examples of things I found in Italy that provided a little break from walking and sightseeing.