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Travel Blogs from Venice
... for a while, will see how we go. We are pleased though that the cruise is scheduled for part way through our trip. We need the simplicity of a cabin, meals at hand and no travel connections etc.
Oh, Peter had a camera free walk today, so all I can post is the soup he has prepared while I wrote the blog. Have had the soup packet since Turkey, and tonight was the perfect time to use it. It is delicious-has green lentils and pasta strips in it with a hint of mint. Love to ...
... as the locals know it). Would be insane living here as there is no cars or bikes and everything needs to be transported in what looks like wheelbarrows across the numerous bridges (often they had stairs). The cables for electricity and phone and even the sewer pipes run underneath the bridges also so the sky line is unaffected. It seems that Venice is stuck in a time maybe 100 years ago, they can’t really upgrade the city due to the way the houses were built. Besides the threat of ...
... something not very memorable haha. Caught the bus back to the hotel
at around 8pm. I decided to work out at the gym – good move as I
felt heaps better afterwards.
Got up and had a decent buffet
breakfast. Headed into Venice after a while and did a pretty similar
walk to yesterday. Tried to look for a suitcase but no dice. Can't
really describe Venice too much other than it's very pretty. Didn't
go for a gondola ride as it ...
... to the real world when I heard a voice say: ‘Sign here and ring this number when you get back in to Manchester!’
Roisin has, in her infinite wisdom, booked front row seats on the Easyjet, airbus 319. This entitled us to speedy boarding. We skipped the large queue at check in and whizzed through security. We both agreed that checking in should be this painless every time!
20 minutes after take off an announcement from the cockpit: ...
... You can also walk out in the terrace and see Piazza San Marco from above. It was impressive but as I was up quite high and the floor is slanted downwards, I didn't stay too long. After leaving the church I walked around the Piazza checking out all the little shops. The glass from Murano is quite lovely but expensive, at some point I will have to make it over the water to the factories and see if I can get something cheaper.
I stopped for a bite to eat. As I had lunch ...