Travel Blogs from Venice
... to the bus depot on the water taxi, and returned to our hotels with feet aching, but hearts full of what we had experienced. I could easily spend a week there. Every minute was enjoyable!
As there was so much to see, John will blog about other aspects of our visit to Vienna, such as our visit to the Dodges' Palace
When we get back home we plan to rewatch "The Tourist" with Johnny Depp (!) and Angelina Jolie, and ...
... from Chicago the large Airbus 330 parked on the tarmac where we were bussed to a warehouse to show our passport. Very little signage or instruction, we just followed the herd of travelers and ended up in a dull large room with multiple security doors going into the next unknown room. A few odd things crossed our minds at this point when thinking of the history that had taken place in this part of the world. ...
... 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!
... hedonism and the outrageous over-pricing left me cold. I kept wondering what Yusuf or Mr Bakali from Malawi would make of it all. How could I ever explain to them the glitzy fashion shops, the astonishingly expensive and underwhelming food and the casual indifference of strangers for each other? Lest I come across as a hypocrite, let me openly state that of course I am one. I love my fine food, nice clothes and life of luxury as much as the next Western person, but Venice ...
... lot of wondering aimlessly, but it is also a neat way to see the city. I'm glad we came to Venice, but in mind it's just a tourist trap. I'll be ready to leave for Munich tomorrow.
There might of been one awesome moment at St. Mark's Square today. Big announcement: they got married. Rita and I witnessed it. It was beautiful.
Sure hope King 46 is good enough friend with Judge Cleary that he will make it official when we get ...
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- Continental Breakfast