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We packed our bags again and headed towards Venice via Padua. We stopped in Padua and picked up our guide and firstly we had a tour around the walled city by bus before we were dropped off near the city centre. Padua is a walled city 3000 years old. In the 1600's it was rebuilt after several changes of occupation and had a population of 30,000.
Padua is surrounded by a u shaped river and they built a canal to complete the water around the city to ...
... screens with the number of mins to ETA. Plus trains are better than buses so I'm biased that way. But if you use google translate for vaporetto you get water bus or ferry, so I guess it's more of a bus :(
For some time now I've been wondering where the industry was in this city. And commerce etc. Finally I get to see it as the train goes past the scummy parts of Venice. I see housing commission-esque flats and factories. And I finally see cars and ...
Today when we woke up we got ready for a big day of walking in Venice. Venice is quite a unique city because most of the roads are canals and most of the cars are boats. Venice is really beautiful and we spent a whole day there. We took the train from Padua to Venice and then took a ferry up the Grand Canal (the main street) to San Marco where we started a tour of Venice that ...
... advertisement. To be fair I'd have done the same thing, but that's really not the point. The square is obviously a huge tourist hub and was buzzing with photo opportunists and pigeons. We were amused and slightly repulsed to see people posing with pigeons climbing and fluttering all over them, so when Michaels arm was outstretched to take a 'selfy' we shouldn't really have been surprised when one flew over to join us. Ahh but we were. Lucky Michael loves his camera like a ...
... in the kitchen, no towels no soap to wash the dishes, no nothing.
I found a pot and one plate to cook dinner. yeah.
So the plan for today, after taking the test, is to go out and buy all kitchen stuff, so I can eat.
It's hard at the beginning, because my italian isn't that good, but so far I was able to communicate somehow and get everything I want, but no internet.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility