Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Baton Rouge -Port Allen
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... to Tirano; Bernina Express to Thusis (planned but could not exit so continued to Chur); train back to Thusis; bus to Bellinzona; train to Locarno- in bed by 1030 pm! ("Thusis incident")
Day 25 June 3 T Locarno: Lake boat to Isole de Brissago; visit botanical garden; went to market at Azcona on return; dinner with Heidi and Ron; goodbyes to Luigi and Barbara
Day 26 June 4 W ...
Following John's tactic, we set our early Tuesday morning the 27th to be at the front of the queue for admission to St. Mark's Basilica at San Marco. We succeeded beyond expectations and found ourselves first in the queue much like John the previous day at the Campanile. Not having posted John's winning form previously, it is included along with Sara's.
St. Mark's, located ...
... The mooring and un-mooring process was achieved without the use of either bow or stern thrusters. They seemed to have no apparent passenger limit. We travelled primarily on the No. 1 (local-stopped at all Grand Canal landings) and No. 2 (express- stopped at only selected landings). As part of our Untours deal, we were provided with a week's Vaparetto pass which greatly facilitated our comings and goings.
Water Taxis: These vessels could operate ...
... of the Royal Italian Navy "Jack" are provided- the red flag with the simple white cross was used before 1946 whereas the flag with the four fields has been used since that date.
Other photos of random artifacts that I found interesting are provided without attribution.
For my boat partner Gerry, I've included several photos of submarine artifacts, some of which he will need to explain to me.
... good health and a safe journey that none of us will soon forget.
Unfortunately I was the only one doing the journal entries so only my perspective of the trip was shared.
Thanks all for prayers, comments and just following along.
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