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our room the first two nights was small but not uncomfortable. everything is very clean, great hot water and water pressure, and a filling breakfast to boot. i would definitely recommend to other budget travelers.
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... We caught the Lido 1 up the Grand Canal taking in the sights.
We hopped off at San Maria Basilica. We prayed for good health.
Dan was our tour guide today. Clint was photographer.
Dan lead us to San Marco. We saw the Basilica and the Bell Tower. Lily and I chased pigeons. The seagulls were huge - they looked like small pelicans! We found our way to the chapel of St Lucy & San Maria Formosa. We ate ...
... restaurants. Large flocks of pigeons walked about on the square and flew here and there, attracted to the crumbs thrown for them by tourists. The light-up toys launched into the air all over the place, by the street hawkers or by tourists and children who had bought them. The air was filled with a cacophony of noise and music. We had definitely found the beating heart of Venice!
After hanging out at the Piazza for a while and enjoying the sights and sounds, ...
... brick pillow. Tub had mold around it as well. My first and only mistake with planning this vacation. The romantic in me made this decision, next time I will use the practical me. hahaha
We got dressed warm as it was a little chilly and misty and went for a walk around the Square and the surrounding neighborhoods. Just beautiful! We settled down for our meal at Caffe Saraceno right by ...
Today we had to leave the ship. Our cruise is officially over, however we are spending an extra day in Venice and moving to a hotel near St Marks Square. We found a Vaporetto route that by passed all the touristy areas and it was very easy to travel with our suitcases in tow. Also the boat stopped right in front of our hotel, so we didn't have to drag the suitcase up and down any bridges over canals. ...
... into a canal. Bridges over waterways are everywhere except where you need one. And because Venice was built with medieval boat traffic in mind, there are no land-based main thoroughfares. (There are, however, a few traffic lights that operate for the boats in the canals.)
So several times along my trek, I found myself back-tracking, taking an unexpected turn, and gazing repeatedly between the map and a street sign. (Yes, even ...