Ca' del Pozzo
Travel Blogs from Venice
... I was keen to repeat again today. After being here in winter, I was warned that the canals smell in the summer time, we did not find this though. We eventually found our way to our hotel - Romeo and Giulietta, which we booked just the day before and was literally the only one we could find that was available!, it was not cheap but it was AMAZING, the spa bath was very appreciated at the end of the day. Our room overlooked a small ...
... Cardinal Albino Luciani? He was the Cardinal from Venice when elected as Pope John Paul I in 1978 (he died 33 days later of an apparent heart attack). Replacing John Paul's role in Venice was Cardinal Marco Ce. Marco died last Saturday of complications of a leg injury. Services are Saturday here at St. Marks. We may slip by there on way to boarding the cruise ship tomorrow.
Not sure what time the service will be, but found this webcam showing a bit of the ...
... luck :-)There was a food festival on, so we wandered the stalls until we found a place we liked, then we watched the vendor prepare a foccaccia of porchetta (barbecued pork) with lettuce (that's what you get when you ask for salad!). Anyway, it tasted quite nice and was authentic local food. Afterwards, we wandered some more and tasted local olives, canoli and bread. In hindsight, we could have just eaten all the samples we were offered and not bought ...
... some magnificent Basilica/Cathedral/church's, and I have missed the boat every single time!
Not anymore folks, I finally got on the board!
"Saved the best till last", she said.
Well, the best was St Peter's, but no candles there, so I'll take it.
Mind you, I did check to see if anyone had blown the candle out before we left, being a heathen and all!!
Next stop, Palazzo Ducale, the Doges Palace.
The Doges ...
... br> Now when the fightings heavy and the shells begin to fly
You just keep right on going you're out to do or die
You know what kept you going along with all the rest
It wasn't thoughts of being killed, that kept your mind a whirl
It was just the thoughts of the picture
The one, like Bob's Best Girl
Now - We have today free in Venice. We stayed up late last night listening to music on the canal, playing cards, and talking to ...