Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Cities of the World - Verona, Italy

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Verona is a city on the Adige river in northern Italy. Three of Shakespeare's plays are set in Verona: Romeo and Juliet, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, and The Taming of the Shrew. Those plays have lured many visitors to Verona.

Below is a list of places to experience in Verona.
You can read as many or as few as you want.
You can read one of each or focus on two or three.
No page limit. Re-reads are okay.
Duration : February 1 - 28, 2017 -  Going for 10

Pozzo dell'Amore (The Lovers' Well) - read a romance
Accidentally on Purpose Jill Shalvis 2/2/17

Piazza delle Erbe (a fruit and vegetable market) - read a book with fruit or vegetables on the cover

Casa di Giulietta (Juliet's home) - read a book written from a woman's point of view
Nine Minutes Beth Flynn 2/21/17

the statue of Dante Alighieri - read a book where you might find poetry

Scala della Ragione (a stairway in red marble) - read a book with lots of red on the cover
Stirred by Nancy S. Thompson Stirred Nancy S. Thompson 2/13/17

Portoni della Brà (the old city gate) - read an old book
Silver Storm Cynthia Wright 2/17/17

Osteria Giulietta e Romeo (Tavern of Juliet and Romeo) - read a book where someone drinks alcohol
Hate F*@k: The Complete Story Ainsley Booth 2/3/17

Ponte Pietra (Stone Bridge) - read a book with rocks or stones on the cover
Castel San Pietro (a castle) - read a book with a very large building in it

Palazzo Giardino Giusti (a renaissance garden) - read a book with nature on the cover
The Story of Jax and Payton (A Silicon Valley Prince, #1) by Anita Claire The Story of Jax and Payton Anita Claire 2/23/17

Casa di Romeo (Romeo's home) - read a book written from a man's point of view

La Fontanina (the little fountain) - read a short story or novella
Never Never: Part Three Colleen Hoover 2/5/17

Piazza dei Signori (square of the lords) - read a book with nobility in it

Arche Scaligere (Juliet's Tomb) - read a book where someone visits a graveyard
Sweet Water Christina Baker Kline 2/4/17

Teatro Romano (Roman Amphitheatre) - read a book where someone sees a show
Make Me Beth Kery 2/11/17

Castelvecchio (art museum) - read a classic
Lamberti Tower (the tallest tower in Verona) - read a book with a tall character

Fontana di Madonna Verona (statue of a woman) - read a book by a female author
Slip of the Knife Denise Mina 2/2/17

Torre dei Lamberti (an octagonal bell tower) - read a book with music in the story
di Porta Borsari (southern entrance into Verona) - read a book with a door on the cover

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