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... that each individual panel is a supreme artistic masterpiece in its own right. It is akin to walking into a room stuffed with dozens of works by say, a Da Vinci or a Michelangelo. It is a sort of prototype Sistine Chapel, 200 years before its time.
There are so many highlights. A nativity scene that virtually sets the template for Christmas cards for years to come. The Judas-Jesus kiss, where both are nose to nose with an intensity of expression that is chilling. The raising ...
Woke up late - but feeling so much better after a greatnight's sleep. Barry still woke up at the horror hour of 1am like we've all been doing at some stage of our trip. We took our time as we didn't feel like rushing. Had breakfast , shower and then took off to the Sunday markets. Both Ben and I really enjoyed the great market atmosphere. It was a glorious day with so many people enjoying the beautiful day with their families and of course the great market shopping. There was ...
... has to be done by boat. There are absolutely no cars in the city except in the massive parking garage at the city entrance. All the streets are either pedestrian only roads or canals so all the main city work has to be done by boat. We watched everything from the garbage boat picking up from the streets, construction work being done by boat to the tourist gondolas and water taxis. It was so interesting and so nice to get away from the tourist trap and watch ...
... and this time headed North to a little Medieval town called Cittadella, which is one of a few remaining towns with it's defence walls still largely intact. In the two places where the wall has tumbled down a walkway has been constructed allowing visitors to walk the full 1.5km wall-top circuit. It gives a great view across the whole town and it was bizarre to think that soldiers with bows and arrows ...
... little weird but not a problem.
We spent the rest of the day trying our best not to get lost in the criss-crossing streets. We went south from our hotel towards the edge of our map, looking for the Adriatic Sea. We ran into a gondola traffic jam, gondoliers joking back and forth. Amanda spent the rest of the day snapping photos of the brilliant contrast between the water, sky, and the buildings.