Travel Blogs from Venice
... more enjoyable. With their stomachs full they then walked the maze of streets marvelling at the history, character and beauty of Venice.
Around 9:30 p.m. they walked into Piazza San Marco to observe ...
... couple of hours if wandering, a picnic lunch and a restful time on the boat. None of us were really impressed with Torcello, the last stop as the church was under scaffolding and it cost too much to enter. Probably safe to say we were tired too!
Just for laughs we had fun watching YouTube movie clips of shows filmed in Venice:
James Bond's pace is a little unlike anything we saw but we loved the ...
... Church. Santa Maria dei Frari church was originally built in the mid-13th century. The Rialto Bridge is one of the four bridges spanning the Grand Canal. It is the oldest bridge across the canal. There are lots of touristy shops and restaurants along the way. We stopped for pizza And pasta and headed for our scheduled tour of the St. Marks Basilica. The Patriarchal Cathedral Basilica of Saint Mark is the ...
... talk but figured that kind of behaviour might require months of therapy when I get home. It does make me appreciate why migrants love the sound of their own language.
I think there was a wedding in the church just down the road today. There were beautiful big displays of white roses outside, with many more roses in boxes inside. They were setting up a pew in front of the altar covered in rich, red embroidered cloth with two pillows for kneeling on.
... to Dad, but we've only been here less than a day, so I have yet to prove it.
This morning we got a late start, and in Venice, that's not good. All the lines for the Basilica and the Doge's palace stretch to the Grand Canal, a good 150 meters away or more. We almost went to Murano, the little island where they make pretty glass, but decided against it after we read the reviews. We eventually decided just to explore the island a little and do ...
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- Continental Breakfast