Monday, 13th April
Early in the morning, all Comenius students went
to Abba Ballini High School in Brescia.
We were divided into groups and our Italian
partners showed us the school facilities.
Moreover, the Italian teacher gave us a welcome
After our school tour, we went to go to a tap factory.
The company’s name is Bonomi Group. There we
were given a talk on the operation of the company
and they showed us all the facilities. We were
divided into groups with a guide who explained step
by step the production of the different pieces of a
In the middle afternoon; we visited Lago Iseo. We sailed on
a boat on the lake and we got to a small island where we
had lunch together in the countryside.
Later we took a walk through the village, it was very nice.
We saw a few ducks on the lake with their little ducklings.
We have visited an exhibition with preserved
Instruments of Stradivarius
(great Italian violin maker of the 17th century).
(The place is well-known because of the terrorist attack that killed eight
people and wounded over 100. The bomb was placed inside a rubbish bin
at the east end of the piazza).
We had a conference just before noon in this monument with
two new guides
About what had happened in the Piazza.
In the afternoon, we have also visited the
museum of Santa Giulia built on the ruins of
we had an
view over the
and the Lake
Early in the morning
we went to the
school to start our
trip to Sirmione
where we visited a
castle. From there
we had an
impressive view over
the whole city and
the Lake Garda.
After this we
had free time
and the most
of us ate ice
over the lake.
At 12 o’clock our trip went on to Verona.
There we had a bus tour through the city
with a very gentle guide. It was very
interesting to see the historical parts of
The highlight of the
day was the
balcony of Romeo
and Julia. Another
was when we
arrived at the
market near “the
Verona where we
had a bit free time
Back in the bus, we took the
French people to a station
where we said goodbye to
them. When we arrived at
the school we had to say
goodbye to the Spanish and
Italian people. It was a sad
moment for all of us because
we might not see them again.
But it was a very good