• Barbara and saint.
  • Ready for every eventuality.
  • Inside Villa Monastero.
    • Nineteenth century Jacuzzi or a quick bath on the left.
    • The weather was clearing.
      • A break for lunch. Planning our next stop.
      • Ideas for our iPhone App.
      • Menaggio.
      • Walking up the hill in Menaggio.
        • Need fresh lemons? Go out in the yard and pick some.
            • Waterfront in Menaggio. The yellow speedboat is an ambulance.
                  • Off to our next stop.
                  • Bellagio ferry stop.
                  • Beautiful Bellagio from the ferry. The Las Vegas resort is named after this elegant town.
                    • A villa and gardens next to Bellagio, but it was closed because of the rain.
                    • Our stay is over in Lake Como. We’re heading back to Como for the next leg of our journey.
                    • Milan train station on the way to Padua.
                    • Mussolini built it as a facist palace designed to make you feel small and the state large.
                    • Our hotel room in Padua.
                    • I guess the Normal Rockwell is to make us feel at home.
                    • Waiting to see the Scrovegni Chapel and Giotto frescos.
                    • To the Padua market. We ate in the Osteria.
                    • The grand market place in Padua.
                          • Italians serve an infinite variety of beans.
                            • Bewildered German tour group.
                            • Shopping opportunities.
                              • The Basilica of Saint Anthony.
                              • Venetian general Gattamelata, 1453 by Donatello. The first life size equestiran statue in 1,000 years.
                              • We saw lots of school groups all over Italy.
                              • Modern statue of St. Anthony.
                              • Verona. Our hotel is on the right.
                              • View of the Verona market square from our room.
                              • Osteria Al Duca. They had donkey and horse on the menu. We had more conventional fare.
                              • Moonlit night.
                              • Our passeggiata. View of the Castello San Pietro from Roman times.
                              • Dante looking very stern.