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Drinking in Veneto: PROSECCO - a Dry or Extra Dry white sparkling wine made from Glera ("Prosecco") grapes. Venetians consider Prosecco an ideal apperitivo or ombrette (pick-me-up). APEROL is the perfect aperitf. As coffee time, which is one of the main after-lunch ceremonies, the 'aperitivo' before the evening meal, its absolutely an adequate and enjoyed tradition since the Romans. APEROL SPRITZ - it's probably the most popular drink in Veneto. BEER is less popular in Italy, but exists. The best known Italian beer: "la Peroni". And finally GRAPPA - uniquely Italian drink, has been around since the Middle Ages. For generations, Italians have sipped this "firewater" after meals and even added a little to their morning espresso, to "correct" it.
It's not Ravenna mosaic, but still 5th century.
The town is circled by waterways and Treviso calles itself a "città d'acque". The river Sile runs to the south of the centre, and canals carry water around the town. Treviso doesn't pretend being alike Venice, it's very different in appearance and in character too.
Piazza dei Signori is the lively central square, lined with cafès. It is the classic Italian piazza, where people use to stroll around or sit outdoor at a bar table sipping a coffee, a glass of Prosecco wine or a spritz, pecking at the typical Venetian’s finger food, the so-called cicchetti, looking at people passing by...they say it is the Italians’ favourite passtime, isn’it?
St Nicolas Church 14th cent. The frescoes you see were painted by Tommaso da Modena (one of the best Renaissance painters) and the portraits in the chapel are by Laurenzo Lotto. There are also more portraits of Domenican monks in the chapter house also painted by Tommaso da Modena.
This is the Church of St Nicholas (San Nicolo') in the centre of Treviso. It was built in the 14th Century in the Romanesque-Gothic style. The frescoes were painted by Tommaso da Modena (one of the best Renaissance painters) and the portraits in the chapel are by Laurenzo Lotto. There are also more portraits of Domenican monks in the chapter house also painted by Tommaso da Modena.
I'm really not into shopping, but it THAT stylish in Treviso!
Everywhere you go in Treviso - you see these shadows. After some research online I found that there are works of Mario Martinelli - artist, who was born in Treviso. Shadows made of net, unusual and pretty.
I like to watch people. Here - girls and dogs were walking and performing. Suddenly their dogs seen another big dog, girls turned after them and mentoned handsome guy - the dog's owner (out of frame), who set near high table with his beer. I took few photos of the event, it's one of them.
APEROL is the perfect aperitf. As coffee time, which is one of the main after-lunch ceremonies, the 'aperitivo' before the evening meal, its absolutely an adequate and enjoyed tradition since the Romans. Probably the most popular drink in Veneto is APEROL SPRITZ - coctail contains Aperol, sparkling Prosecco wine (similar to champagne), splash of soda and slice of orange. For inspiration look: http://www.aperol.com
Lived in very special B&B in Treviso, called "Madam Upstairs". It's big apartment on the last floor of the old building, from head to toys designed in style of 70th. Psychodelic colors, collection of items and furniture from 70th and really very much upstairs.
He danced around us on the deck of the L.S.T.
Lunch at La Tavalo Italian Restaurant.
One of the many independent stores dotted around the island. You could spend a whole day just wondering around getting lost in the maze of streets whilst popping into any random store along the way...