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Think of Lake Garda and theme parks and roller coasters are probably not what spring to mind. But who knew the town of Peschiera on the edge of the beautiful lake is Europe's equivalent of Orlando? Perhaps not quite on the same scale as the bustling corner of Florida, but it is home to Gardaland, Italy's largest theme park. Comment?
Verona's famed Roman amphitheatre, home to one of the world's premier opera festivals, will be the first large beneficiary of a new Italian government initiative to encourage private donations to protect cultural treasures. Italian bank Unicredit and the non-profit foundation CariVerona signed a deal Wednesday with Verona's mayor to restore the arena at a cost of 14 million euros . Comment?
Ryan Lee announces Stoneham Zoo , a selection of paintings and monumental pastel portraits of caged primates by Michael Mazur. This is the first time these works have been exhibited in New York since the artist's groundbreaking show at Robert Miller Gallery more than 30 years ago. Comment?
For a small city of around 275,000, Verona more than doubles in size every year from June till September. The Opera season in the 1st century Roman Amphitheater brings in close to 500,000 people every year. Comment?
THERE IS A PARTICULAR rhythm to a day in the town of Torri del Benaco on Lago di Garda, Italy's largest lake. You rise to see the sun sparkling on the water, which appears Mediterranean in hue, with granite cliffs slicing into it on the north and flat wine country to the south. Comment?
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