A travel blog of Ireland and Europe

Italy

When in Rome…

Regular readers of our blogs will have noticed rather a dearth of these lately. The usual witty, articulate and excellent photographer/commentator is out of action as he broke his arm just where it joins his shoulder towards the end of…

Venice Music

On the Saturday night Bruce and I went to hear I Musici Veneziani, a group of musicians and singers who perform operatic arias in 18th century costume. The programme was varied, including popular works from Rossini, Verdi, Mozart and others.…