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 ...

Just us and the pigeons, Venice, Italy travel blog

Just us and the pigeons

A travel blog entry by robartsroaming

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... things away. Nope, I am not a fan of birds. With both us and the pigeons fed we headed through the lovely streets of Venice to find piazza San Marco. We briefly considered taking a Gondola ride today but decided against it, as we want to take one ...

Beautiful Murano glass ….. in every shop it, Venice, Italy travel blog

Beautiful Murano glass ….. in every shop it

A travel blog entry by robartsroaming

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... a water bus down the Grand Canal, as we have finally admitted that we are not going to have a gondola ride. Our second time in Venice and still no Gondola ride :( The water in San Marco was now even higher than it was this morning and at night it actually ...

Nearly blown out of the tower, Venice, Italy travel blog

Nearly blown out of the tower

A travel blog entry by robartsroaming

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... finding somewhere to eat. Plenty of time this afternoon or tomorrow for a ride. Of course of all days to get really lost in Venice today was the day. I am pretty sure that Lyndon was the key navigator and given that there is really no one to dispute this ...

Alps, alps and more alps, Venice, Italy travel blog

Alps, alps and more alps

A travel blog entry by robartsroaming

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... . It was like a breath of fresh air and we were soooo glad that we had decided to skip a night in Salzburg and come to Venice early. We sat around watching a bloopers show for a while, House of Gag. The over???? Was in Italian but that didn’t seem ...

Day 20, Venezia, Italy travel blog

Day 20

A travel blog entry by antoinette2607

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... a particularly happy bunch as we sat on some steps in the square to eat our lunch. The square was really busy despite the cool, (Venice was surrounded in fog today) this was because the Carnival of Venice is on. There were lots of people dressed up in ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Pin Update, Venice, Italy travel blog

Pin Update

A travel blog entry by elsewhere

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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 ...

A MAZING VENICE, Venice, Italy travel blog

A MAZING VENICE

A travel blog entry by loving_family

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... to our fabulous guide Jim, if he wasn't with us, we'd still be walking around through what I like to call 'the amazing maze', Venice.  Sotirios would take photos of every street name, so we could find our way back but most of the time, we would stand ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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