Foresteria Valdese Venezia
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... lining the water, who's doors opened directly on to the canal (presumably for easy boat access). By far the craziest thing about the Vaporetto ride was the 'Highway Code' or rather lack of! There is no one way system, and no apparent rules at all. Vaporetti zigzag across the canal to the various stops, and then to pull in for passengers, they simply slow down, and then crash into the relevant pick up point. An assistant then slings a rope around the ...
... and have all these experiences now, but when I'm 50, I think that I want to have all the normal things that 50 year olds have. And probably by then I wouldn't have to slum it in hostels either :P
To wrap up the day, Amran showed us youtube videos of Carnevale 2013 and it actually started to make me excited for tomorrow! I'm really looking forward to seeing what people come dressed in. If last year's is anything to go ...
... pretty modern. The city would be best visited in better
weather but we donned raincoats and opened umbrellas and ventured out
into the pouring rain. The centre is spacious with a good assortment
of shops, a lot of them featuring beer festival items as Oktoberfest
has just started. Lots of cukoo clocks and stein mugs. We werent
that sorry to get back on board the coach with wet shoes and
home for ...
... the gondolas. I share a gondola with Sam, Dez, Eliza, Simon & Joe. To be honest, it was a real let down. The ride dragged and I don't think anyone was really enjoying it. It was a little overrated, I guess. Once that was over with, we found Ange, Jackson, Luke, Jackie, Amy and Kane and decided to join them for some lunch. We make our way back toward the start of the walk to a local restaurant, away from the tourist areas so that we could get ...
... we broke out into laughter.
Along our journey I saw many interesting things. I saw the police and ambulance by water, I was disappointed not to see the fire brigade. We also saw an excavator working on a building off a barge. The waterways were crazy, boats going every direction and gondolas in the middle.
You can see evidence of the rising water level/ sinking city, whichever way you look at it, by the new additions to doors and windows ...