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Mantova and around Verona

A quiet couple of weeks led us to explore our surrounds more

sunny 30 °C

Last weekend we decided to take advantage of no trucks on the road and drive to Mantova, a nearby city. When we realised it only took 25 minutes to get there we were sorry not to have been there sooner!

It was a stifling hot day, with no wind, and most of our day was spent trying to find cool places to escape the heat! Luckily Mantova is full of amazing palaces and churches, beautiful and cool!

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A local fishing competition was happening on the lake.

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The Mantovans must love their food. We had two delicious meals of local specialties, including green gnocchi, ravioli with pumpkin, clam soup... We also spent a few hours in the afternoon chilling at a trendy bar looking over a park, until we felt intimidated by the super cool crowd and had to leave.

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Posted by fishitaly 06:05 Archived in Italy

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Clare, look like you're truly carrying two of you around at the moment - sticking to the flatter parts of the countryside I imagine...?

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