Travel Blogs from Venice, Italy

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Blurred Perspective, Venice, Italy travel blog

Blurred Perspective

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... tracks don’t lie, and we could just follow them.  A quick and easy transaction and tickets were booked for Venice.  (My apprehensions were to be found ridiculous.  Most signs are translated into English and everyone speaks a little ...

Sink or Swim, Venice, Italy travel blog

Sink or Swim

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... .  Storefront after storefront boast beautiful glasswork and intricate masks harkening to an illustrious if not shady past of Venice history.  Venice by night is the same neverending maze, but streets hold more mystery at night, and that ...

Venezia, Venice, Italy travel blog

Venezia

A travel blog entry by mcgown

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... , 500 + year old buildings and landmarks surrounded by water was overwhelming yet mesmerizing. My feet and knees have done their dash but Venice is totally worth it. Our hotel is one train stop away from the city centre of Venice, so very close. It is a ...

venice, Venice, Italy travel blog

venice

A travel blog entry by yellowdragon

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... she wakes up. "Where are we?" - "In Venice." ------------------------------------------------------------ --------------------------------- NEED HIGH QUALITY PHOTOS? ----------------------------------------------------- After the shower ...

vienna to venice, Venice, Italy travel blog

vienna to venice

A travel blog entry by yellowdragon

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... all its force. Suddenly the door was pushed open noisily. A flashlight lit up our compartment. An Italian conducter called out : " Venice," or "Venecia". Something similar. We got up fast. Packed our belongings in a rush. After all we had practised ...

Does it really stink?, Venice, Italy travel blog

Does it really stink?

A travel blog entry by lucinate

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Venice is lovely and doesn't really stink. David was willing to give Venice a second chance after a bad experience in 1998 which had left him with a bad taste. He'd been denied entry into St Mark's Cathedral as being inappropriately dressed because ...

Venezia, Venezia - Pure romance, Italy travel blog

Venezia

A travel blog entry by schlossie

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... with nobody else in the seat but us and the only noise coming from the gondoliere slowly steering the boat.  Venice was lovely and as I'm sure everyone is aware: It's sinking. Go see it while you can! And with ...

Venice, Venice, Italy travel blog

Venice

A travel blog entry by aussierach

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... definitely worth waiting for the nice weather to visit Venice. I was expecting to be disappointed this time as I had loved Venice so much last time I was in Italy. But the weather was lovely (high 20's and sunny), and, though crowded in parts, it is easy ...

Pin Update, Venice, Italy travel blog

Pin Update

A travel blog entry by elsewhere

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Venice map pin ...

Canals and Bridges, Venice, Italy travel blog

Canals and Bridges

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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... ok because the room was air conditioned and the breakfast was really good. We just walked around the city taking pictures of Venice during the sunset and going in and out of ever shop looking at the different masquerade masks they had and contemplating ...

Bold and Italicized, Venice, Italy travel blog

Bold and Italicized

A travel blog entry by dinojay2

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... nonetheless. Anyway, the point is…we broke all the damned rules! Then we did some laundry, you know, because it was time. Venice Well, it certainly appears to be sinking. It is most definitely old. There is a lot of water. And bridges. And ...

Venice., Venice, Italy travel blog

Venice.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Venice in a shoebox, Venice, Italy travel blog

Venice in a shoebox

A travel blog entry by aussiepanda

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... Al so he doesn't fall asleep.  Only just hang in without snoring.  Back to room and straight to sleep.   Day 5 (Venice - departure) Pete confuses bidet and toilet - was bound to happen - at least he was only standing up!   Even ...

On the road again!, Venice, Italy travel blog

On the road again!

A travel blog entry by gr8escape

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... The computer is just 2 pounds. We even left most of our books. Still - I feel like a donkey. Overnight train to Venice was long. Shared our sleeping compartment with two girls from Florida who are backpacking around for three weeks. Nice but CLUELESS! ...

Walking through St Marks sq under water :o), Venice, Italy travel blog

Walking through St Marks sq under water :o)

A travel blog entry by clintonb

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... Its so beautiful and majestic just wondering around the canals, watching the boats scoot passed, while looking at the lovely buildings full of character everywhere you go. Love you Venice - i will return! Untill next time... Here i come the Swiss ...

Remarkable & romantic Venice, Venice, Italy travel blog

Remarkable & romantic Venice

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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... and bus loads of tourists posing under flocks of pigeons.   "Piazza San Marco beautifully encapsulates the splendour of Venice's past and its tourist fuelled present. Flanked by the arcaded Procuratie Vecchie and Procuratie Nuove, it's filled for ...

Still Ringing, Venice, Italy travel blog

Still Ringing

A travel blog entry by collenberg

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... version of a great city, much like I imagine how my grandchildren will feel traveling to New Orleans. Actually, in many ways Venice reminded me slightly of home, the islands walled and devoted to above-ground marble graves was probably a clincher. Back ...

Venice, Italy, Venice, Italy travel blog

Venice, Italy

A travel blog entry by akawally

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... Venice. Later in the day, we rejoined the tourist trap, but it was better - I could still see recognize the character of Venice everywhere we went, regardless of the crowds and hype. We really can't complain about the crowds, though. From what we are ...

Venice, Venice, Italy travel blog

Venice

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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... whirr. I dreamt about our trip through the Balkans and the beautiful white-noise of hearing only languages I could not understand. In Venice, it's impossible to keep familiar noises out of your head. The English sounds surround you. Ellen shook me from my ...

Rock up to Venice on a Sat night -not a good idea!, Venice, Italy travel blog

Rock up to Venice on a Sat night -not a good idea!

A travel blog entry by clintonb

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Hello again all :o) Well today we hopped on another train which was packed to the brim yet again and headed to Venice (actually Venezia). The weather was still not too good and was raining a bit. It was a saturday night and we just rocked up without ...

Suprise, its Venice!, Venice, Italy travel blog

Suprise, its Venice!

A travel blog entry by itsem

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... (he knew we were going somewhere but didn't know where till we checked in..) meant a return trip to the romance of Venice. Voted Number One city in the world by such reputable travellers as Tracey Gigg... Don't worry Dad - it wasn't that romantic - ...

Venice, Venice, Italy travel blog

Venice

A travel blog entry by tavini

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"Awake is the New Sleep"

A travel blog entry by jbushie

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... pale green and from delicate pieces to huge knuckle-dusters. Last night, we wearily boarded the overnight train from Prague to Venice. We booked a 4-berth cabin between the three of us which in hindsight was one of our best decisions of this trip. Our ...

"Wish You Were Here"

A travel blog entry by jbushie

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Not much to expand on today - wandering the lanes and alleys of Venice this morning to the eastern tip and Liz and I then venturing over to the glass-making island of Murano this afternoon. Liz was in search of glass beads for her lace-making bobbins and ...

Lovely (but sinking) city of Venice.., Venice, Italy travel blog

Lovely (but sinking) city of Venice..

A travel blog entry by itsem

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... they ended up replacing it with an almost replica of what was there originally. At night we went over to Rialto bridge, the biggest in Venice and were admiring the view. As you admire the view it is too easy to forget you are in a place that's also ...

Mama mia, Italia!, Venice, Italy travel blog

Mama mia, Italia!

A travel blog entry by mightylongway

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We departed Split on a huge ferry and set sail into a great sunset. Destination, Venice. We actually arrived in Chioggia which turned out to be an hour bus ride from Venice after a sweaty walk through the town to locate the bus terminal. We perhaps ...

Venice: Fireballs and Hangovers, Venice, Italy travel blog

Venice: Fireballs and Hangovers

A travel blog entry by peteandmandy

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... taken maybe two and half hours took about five hours. We made it eventually and found a great campsite overlooking the water toward Venice. Within an hour of our arrival over 30 other campers had arrived and set up leaving not much room left vacant. We ...

Guess What? More Canals!, Venice, Italy travel blog

Guess What? More Canals!

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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... but we already checked to see where exactly it was the night before so we knew where to go. There is lots of things to see in Venice like churches and museums but we are rather tired of those and opted to just put the map away and get lost in the city of ...

Venice, Italy, Venice, Italy travel blog

Venice, Italy

A travel blog entry by tbassplayer

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... of the city where we saw an opera. La Traviata is a classic Italian tragedy and is possibly the most famous opera in Venice if not all of Italy. The show was in a very small personal setting with a chamber Orchestra sitting just one row in front of us ...

Chris' mom and Dad visit: Italy and France, Venice, Italy travel blog

Chris' mom and Dad visit: Italy and France

A travel blog entry by chronometers

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In September, Chris' mom and dad visited. It was off to Italy through Switzerland. Melanie joined us in Venice and Vincenza for a four day weekend in the two week trip. Here is what Chris' mom Martha had to say about the trip: "We hit a number ...

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