Il Glicine Fiorito
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... rooftops. Except it is not open at 8:30. Signs on the ticket office tell us that today, it is opening at 10am. We curse Google and its inaccurate information; we also curse the smug ticket office staff lurking behind the glass doors, laughing at us tourists huddled outside, awaiting the first sign of opening. And they do not open until the very stroke of 10am. Luckily this means we are among the very first in there. With days of walking ...
... the longer route to St. Mark's Square through sundry canals and waterways and several stops. We duly arrived close to the Piazza San Marco and checked out the queue for the Doge's Palace or Palazzo Ducale if you're Italian is up to it. Having prepaid a tourist pass we skipped the long queue and waltzed into the Doge's Palace. We ambled through display after display, some antique and some commemorating Italian involvement in the First World War - ...
... by intriguing
small shops. We visited the Rialto fresh produce and fish markets
and then roamed the streets and canals in search of the Santa Maria
Gloriosa dei Frari church. This took a while with a number of wrong
turns. There was an antiques sale in the square when we found it.
Taking a different route back, we found ourselves on streets we had
visited the evening before and eventually we crossed ...
... to Vienna! Unfortunately, it was crazy trying to find our bus and none of the locals (including the man at the bus info centre) knew where the bus station was. It was extremely hectic but we finally found it just before it was supposed to leave.
We took the bus from Venice to Villach, Austria where we had some time before catching a train to Vienna. Villach was gorgeous as well, a nice town surrounded by more mountains.
... double grrr!!), but it was a sight we will remember for a long time. Jane got a couple of shots and her battery died too. Guess we've been doing too much snapping :-)
At some stage during the night, Jane misplaced the keys to her suitcase lock (we lock it up with the laptop inside it), so we had to wait for the concierge to send someone to break it open. It was well after 11 when we got to bed. All part of the adventure!
Ciao for now!