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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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... and an hours nap can really work wonders!!
It's early evening and after perusing the map, Kevin is quite sure that the street we are staying on is an extension of the street where Sue and I stayed years ago. We walk for ten minutes and sure enough we are! This also means we will have a much simpler return trip with our bags - a couple of bridges to cross but no squashing on and off boats. We choose a pizza place and sit down ...
Remember in the last blog I mentioned there was going to be a transport strike on Friday? Knowing it would almost be impossible to see Murano and Burano then, today had to be it.
These are two of the smaller islands off the main island of Venice. After our breakfast of a croissant and coffee, we crossed the canal outside the hotel and jumped on the water bus for the crossing to Murano. It's amazing how many people they cram into these boats which work like normal buses ...
... and had to retrace our steps! So much fun though! Fortunately our room was ready so we could leave the bags behind, a relief after hauling them around all morning. We headed to a restaurant we had passed earlier, not far from the hotel, for lunch. From here we followed a windy path through the streets to the main bridge across the grand canal, the Rialto, which offers a good view down the grand canal. From here we could see that just about everything coming into the city centre ...
... buy it!!! Then wandered around Burano for a while but it go too hot for us. It was interesting to see a funeral with the casket being taken to the cemetery on a river taxi with a floral arrangement on top which just about covered the whole casket. All the shops on the island were of course selling Murano glass. Back to St Marks Square ...
... that lay before us. From amazing Romanesque, Flemish and Turkish architecture to a bustle of activity on the water and on the streets, we had arrived in Venice. Colourful vendors displayed their wares on cobblestone sidewalks and courtyards to busy tourists from every corner of the planet. Catholic roots are visible everywhere, and cozy food and wine refuges can be found every few metres.
With heavy packs on our backs, we took our map ...