Alla Bianca Hotel Trattoria Bar
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... this was at the passenger terminal, I assume that this is simply referring to the direction for passengers to gain passage via ships or water taxis and water buses. I have since spoken to our guide in Italy and she is not aware of the name "Verco" but confirmed her understanding of the name "Varco" as being "the way" or "passage".
Anyway, we headed into Venice and purchased a ticket to visit the Doge's Palace. The tickets were for 4 different ...
... she was getting on the train too. So she pushed ahead and I saw her "helping" these people with their one million giant suitcases,.. And then she was hassling them for money. Yep, scammers!! Although in their case I guess it was really money well spent because they were seriously struggling and probably wouldn't have gotten in without her. But anyways we avoided the scam, and didn't need her help anyway thank you very much, due to our compact luggage! We immediately sought ...
... them - the day was awful and not very pleasant to be out and about if you didn't' need to be. We saw many shops again with all the beautiful glass that Murano is re known for. I wanted to do more exploring but it was so cold and Barry and Ben really wanted to head indoors to get themselves something to eat. When inside I really appreciated the warmth on offer as well. I would have liked to have done more window shopping ...
On Thursday we made a second trip to Venice, this time spending much of
the day on boats visiting the islands. First up was Murano which is
dedicated to glass-blowing. We made a quick visit to a factory, then
marvelled at the variety of chandeliers, jewellery and ornaments in all
the shops lining the canal. After lunch we jumped on another boat to
Burano where the main industry is lace-making, but ...
... and while I thought it was a great idea at the time, my hips a few hours later said "what were you thinking? ", so a cafe was my best idea post that activity.
Food has also been big on our agenda. And after so much Asian and Vietnamese treats we were fast moving into "carb" country with pizzas so thin and so tasty. Plus Pino Grigio sold in 1/4 lite tiny jugs, so delicious and moorish. I can see you all smiling now at that gem of information! I have I have to ...