Residenza Santa Croce
Travel Blogs from Venice
We flew into Venice and it was wonderful looking out the plane window at our first look at Venice. Walking along the canals for the first time equally exciting & amazing. We loved our home for the next four days as well. The location was perfect and lots of room ( 3 stories ) for us all to spread out and enjoy our own space, not that we have …
... NZ drivers and had assumed the ‘exit’ was actually an entrance J
It was about an hour drive to Fregona where we were staying,
I was glad Malcolm was driving because I was getting pretty tired. Even better
was the pasta & salad meal that Greta and Laura had ready for us. Bed at
about 10.30pm and my first decent sleep for over 40 hours! I slept til 9.00am
despite the hammock style wire-wove bed and roadwork noise that began at
... packing up,finishing laundry and our ongoing rummy challenge.
Megan and Adam's Eyewitness Report/Observations: Things we saw IN The Canals.......
-gondolas and boats of course
-a coffin being loaded expect
-kegs of beer being delivered
-mail boats and fire boats
-fish-dead and alive
-shrimp shells being peeled by fishermen
-rubber gloves floating by
Had a leisurely breakfast in our apartment. Everyone got to have their favourite after our shopping expedition. Del and Boy had been for a walk and investigated the water buses. We bought our passes and caught the water bus from Ca' d'Ora to Piazza San Marco. We walked around the square and took loads of photos. The architecture and and vibe of the place was just amazing.
... in a way that can only be described as holy. The building is still over 10 years from completion and has a been a work in progress for over 100 years now.
The day in Barcelona was New Year's Eve and Christmas morning was spent flying over to Venice, Italy. Now this was an incredible city and perhaps the most interesting of any in the world! In fact it is really turning into more of a tourist center than a city with many residents You've all seen Venice in movies ...