Podtours

May 18, 2006

Stairs, Verona

Filed under: Uncategorized — podtourz @ 7:51 pm

Stairs, Verona

Originally uploaded by andreakkk.

On my last trip to Italy I was mainly working, but decided I would take the time to climb the Torre dei Lamberti, in Verona. I managed it all without taking a breather, and arrived in the belfry just in time to hear the Marangona ring ten o’clock. My ears were ringing for a while after that but it was a marvellous experience.

There are some good views from the top of the tower but nothing as good as this view right up the middle of it. And by the time I got here I had already climbed a few hundred stairs!

I rather like taking this kind of photo, trying to capture the geometry that lies underneath the surface. I don’t always succeed, but I like this one – the rusty colours give it extra interest.

By the way, Verona is one of those go-ahead Italian cities that has an ‘all in one’ card for the tourist sights – though you can pick and choose at a couple of euros each, the card is a bargain because it gives you free bus transport for the day as well. When I was there it was 8 euros for one day, which is a bit of a rush, or I think 12 euros over two days.

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1 Comment »

  1. I am doing a report for school. And was wondering if you could help me gather some information on the Torre dei Lamberti stairs. Thanx i would appreciate it.
    Emily

    Comment by Emily — January 17, 2007 @ 4:37 am


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