Page 10

singing coming from the restaurant. This sort of thing can only happen in Italy!!

We finished our meal now it was time to go 20 yards to the Arena. We then made our way up the stone steps, sitting in our seats by 9pm. We had a very good view, but my goodness the seats were hard, and sloped forward! The stone steps are definitely more comfortable than those. The opera, Il Trovatore was wonderful, and as darkness fell, and it became cooler, we really enjoyed it, being sorry when it ended.