Travel Blogs from Venice, Italy

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A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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... much better? Yes! We got to see my mom and Larry as well. The four of us met my mom and Larry for a few days in Venice after they travelled through Switzerland for a bit. We had been counting the days for some time now. It is SO nice to be with ...

Venice, Italy, Venice, Italy travel blog

Venice, Italy

A travel blog entry by akawally

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... colors, to help them find their way home (so we are told). It was also very nice, but also very touristy. We returned to Venice and did some shopping, which seems to be the primary purpose of Venice these days. It was nice to have seen it, but this ...

Venice: The Fragile and the Extraordinary, Venice, Italy travel blog

Venice: The Fragile and the Extraordinary

A travel blog entry by zento

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... arm. There were churches in every corner, street and campo, each one with the Classical elements that characterize Venice, some with bright ceiling frescoes and others with wonderfully sculpted altarpieces of angels and the saints. Not that ...

The Lady of the Lagoon, Venice, Italy travel blog

The Lady of the Lagoon

A travel blog entry by zento

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... we thought was the most exquisite example of a living palazzo: 'Ca Rezzonico. It houses a museum of 18th century Venice, including paintings, furnishings, frescos, art objects, and an original 16th century gondola. The Rezzonico's were a family of ...

More Shiny Objects, Venice, Italy travel blog

More Shiny Objects

A travel blog entry by collenberg

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Just as Paris was curiously symmetrical in their planning, Venice has more of a Byzantine influence than one would assume. Trading post, gateway to Europe, rulers of the sea and all that, but lots of tile work and pointy arches. We started today with ...

These Guys Really Love Glass, Venice, Italy travel blog

These Guys Really Love Glass

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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... why Venice was so busy this weekend, there was a local regatta taking place that afternoon on the Grand Canal, Venice's answer to a main street. So the afternoon was spent wandering around catching glimpses of the annual Regatta Storica proceedings, but ...

That's Amore', Venice, Italy travel blog

That's Amore'

A travel blog entry by petrest

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... . We shared a kiss and it was probably one of the most romantic moments we have ever had. Walking along the streets in Venice was a unique experience in and of itself. Most of the streets in the city were lined with shops and out door markets. ...

Ahhhhh comme j'ai deteste Venise!, Venicia, Italy travel blog

Ahhhhh comme j'ai deteste Venise!

A travel blog entry by jelg

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Venise est la plus grosse attrape touriste que j ai jamais vu! 40 livres de sac sur le dos, 10 livres d epicerie dans les mains, 40 degres, gros soleil, 1 milliards de touristes dans les rues. Trouve mon auberge fut un supplice! 1 rue sur 10 porte un ...

Loads of water... and decay, Venice, Italy travel blog

Loads of water... and decay

A travel blog entry by byrnedm

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Venice, Italy GMT +1:00 hour Italy. Il Bel Paese? It wasn't too long before we crossed into Italy, a momentous occasion that was marked by the arrival in our carriage of some rough looking Italian wearing a blue vest and who's only ...

That prayer worked, Venice, Italy travel blog

That prayer worked

A travel blog entry by collenberg

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... a company that only flies out of Beauvais (a town a little over an hour away) and into Treviso (about an hour from Venice) but offers a shuttle with every scheduled flight. We ran through the Metro thinking we were ten minutes late to our shuttle. We ...

No more madonna please, Florence / Venice, Italy travel blog

No more madonna please

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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... not allowed to take photos in any of the art galleries - so there are no photos of artworks accompanying these two days.] We returned to our now favourite Italian restaurant for a quick lunch before collecting our bags and catching the train to ...

Rainy Italia, Venice and Siena, Italy travel blog

Rainy Italia

A travel blog entry by gr8escape

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... are on to their next destination in Florence or Rome or Naples where the food is MUCH better. Long story short, Venice is not the culinary capital of Italy. We spent the next day wandering around the city in the rain and enjoying the canals and ...

Waving not drowning, Venice, Italy travel blog

Waving not drowning

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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... to eat - we just grabbed a kebab and kept on strolling. I really do like it here. Pity we only have 1 days. *************** Venice would be lovely if it weren't so full of bloody tourists ! We started the day with a visit to San Marco ...

Glass & Cute Coloured Houses, Venice, Italy travel blog

Glass & Cute Coloured Houses

A travel blog entry by flashpackers

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... ; Our next plan for today was to catch the vaporetto to Murano - this island is famous for its glassware. Everywhere around Venice, you see big and small statues and jewelry made of beautiful and colourful glass. Of course it was expensive, but hey, ...

Lost in Venice., Venice, Italy travel blog

Lost in Venice.

A travel blog entry by jag

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... canal and the weather was pretty warm. The next day we booked into Hostel Archie and then we spent the day wandering around Venice, which is simply another world. The place just turns out to be one massive Labyrinth of alleyways, dead-ends, canals and ...

. . . and then Italy!, Venice, Florence, Cinque Terra, Siena, Assisi, Rome, Italy travel blog

. . . and then Italy!

A travel blog entry by sharadnsusan

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... , but I'll try anyway. We started our travels by flying one of those cheap European budget airlines from Paris into Venice -- impressively, it was even cheaper than rail and obviously much faster. Paris and Venice back-to-back was just drippingly ...

Venice, a rerun, Venice, Italy travel blog

Venice, a rerun

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... of all sizes outside. Now it could be quite normal, but these things were over 2 metres in height !!!!! Next day, we went over to Venice. My last memories of Venice was trying to get into St Mark's Cathedral and not being let in so I told the guy on ...

Back on the Euro, Venice, Italy travel blog

Back on the Euro

A travel blog entry by danblank

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... day in Venice, partly because it is so damn expensive and partly because I had to be in Spain before the end of August. Venice is like the Royal Tenenbaums of cities. Ask one person and they'll swear it's the greatest thing ever. Ask another and ...

Go with the flow...., Venice, Italy travel blog

Go with the flow....

A travel blog entry by tracystravels

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... roaming through national treasures and monuments! Did I really complain about it? Probably there is someplace between London/Paris and Venice in terms of appropriate levels of regulation... I may decide to skip out of Venice early and move on to ...

Venice - Where the Streets Have No Names, Venice, Italy travel blog

Venice - Where the Streets Have No Names

A travel blog entry by petrest

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... walked past a half an hour before! All we could do was laugh as we walked around in circles touring the side streets of Venice. All in all I think getting lost on the streets is part of the experience of visiting Venice. In all of the tour books ...

Where's Wally? - Gondoliering.., Venice, Italy travel blog

Where's Wally? - Gondoliering..

A travel blog entry by flashpackers

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... doing so. Even Dog Dog had a good time.. ;)   Dinner was another slice of pizza each from the same shop, followed by our last night of beautiful music on the square..   Yes, Venice is just magical!!   ...

Venice, Venice, Italy travel blog

Venice

A travel blog entry by yah27

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... worse than the sticky-6 back home.  I even had to share the bathroom with four other rooms.  Well, I guess that's Venice for you.  Nonetheless, I did enjoy finally getting to sleep alone in a quiet setting.  Even if I wanted to stay ...

Journey to Venice, Venice, Italy travel blog

Journey to Venice

A travel blog entry by ngjordan

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... cases and other bags. The other benefit of the private transfer was that it gave us a fantastic introduction to the canals of Venice, firstly with a smaller canal and then entering the Grand Canal. Just prior to this, we catch our first sight of the ...

Exploring Venice on foot, Venice, Italy travel blog

Exploring Venice on foot

A travel blog entry by ngjordan

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... , we pass Santa Maria della Salute, a beautiful old dome roof church constructed in 1631 as a gift from the City of Venice following the elimination of a devastating outbreak of the plague - in English, the translation is Saint Mary of Good Health. Once ...

Venice shopping and a gondola ride, Venice, Italy travel blog

Venice shopping and a gondola ride

A travel blog entry by ngjordan

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... held out for the gondola ride. Along the foreshore of near Piazza San Marco, there are many stalls selling various Venice and Italy souvenirs, so we do a little shopping before stopping for lunch. It's then back to the important business of shopping, as ...

La Dolce Vita, Milan, Venice, Pisa and Florence, Italy travel blog

La Dolce Vita

A travel blog entry by barrettbingley

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... I usually buy a couple bottles of wine and watch the sunset in some prime location. Then it was onto the magical city-state of Venice. I mean it when I say magical as this city lives up to all its romantic hype, even though it was wet and the HI ...

Venice, Verona and other non-Vs, Venice, Italy travel blog

Venice, Verona and other non-Vs

A travel blog entry by lifeinbrian

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... - many ending in water! It didn't smell in the way I had been warned and I couldn't see any front doors sinking below the water line but it is known that Venice is slowly heading towards a scuba activity centre.   OK, goats and olives ...

Water in the Square!, Venice, Italy travel blog

Water in the Square!

A travel blog entry by tracystravels

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... the tables looking for an early dinner and little dogs scampered next to their owners crossing the square. It's amazing what taking a little nap in the afternoon will do for the overall attitude! I will leave Venice on a positive note ...

Onward to Venice, Venice, Italy travel blog

Onward to Venice

A travel blog entry by romero

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... the train station is right on the water and is connected to all the canals. On the way here I just found out that Venice is an island off the west coast of Italy, sounds silly but I really had no idea where it was or what it was. All I knew is that there ...

Alilaguna, Grazie!, Venice, Italy travel blog

Alilaguna, Grazie!

A travel blog entry by tracystravels

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... Paris, was cheap but unfortunately delayed out of the Paris Orly airport. I shared the boat with a group of women arriving in Venice to join a 12 day cruise around the area. The boat was nearly empty as we motored away from the airport and towards ...

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