Ca' Leon D'Oro
Travel Blogs from Venice
Can you be in love with a city? Because I think I am!
There are not enough adjectives to describe this watery world. I knew it would be unique, but the pictures, which are stunningly charming, can not recreate the atmosphere of this well-maintained 1,000 year + old city brimming with history and oodles of charm. Although Venice was chock-full with crowds, we felt very safe. The city is clean, the food is expensive and the ...
... But we did scout out the cruise terminal area as we passed by it.
It's now 4pm, we've been on the go all day and haven't eaten since breakfast. Yep, we found another pizza joint for dinner as our last dinner in Venice.
Tomorrow we head for the ship, first stop is Dubrovnik, Croatia.
I suspect blogging will become sparse from this point on as wifi will be tougher to find.
Until then.. so long.
... 8211; like melted pure chocolate and you add the milk from a separate jug … mmmm! I was pleased I'd taken my warm wrap, as it was quite chilly sitting there. The music was a mix of classics and very easy to listen to. A crowd gathered around us, but most were standing, as it's not cheap to sit and listen. Our optional tour included one drink and a seat! Just sitting there and taking in the sights of the square and watching the people was ...
... 3 spritz crawl in the late afternoon.
Got lost finding the bistro we had seen, and liked the look of earlier, so ate in a small trattoria which didn't cost us too much (12% service charge not withstanding), and found our preferred choice 30 metres further on when we headed home!
Been a long day on our feet. Time for bed, getting up before sunrise tomorrow for a look around, hopefully on our ...
... sites that had been hell for them, must of been very emotional, but they had to learn from their struggles at these places. It was time to ready for war.
Now - With the men of the 45th off training, we are off to Venice, Italy for a quick stop. We did have to get up pretty early, but the Italian countryside offers some nice sites for my tired eyes. This high speed train is the way to travel. It's not quite a Tiger bus, but its ...