Best Western Hotel Canon d'Oro
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I arrived on time for my train to Venice. Guess I learned my lesson. Since I didn't know what direction the train was coming from -I didn't know which was the front and ended up 5 cars away from the 1st class car and schlepping to get to it was interesting to say the least. Another lesson learned. I have to thank my travel expert for talking me into getting the private water taxi to meet me at the train station. It was worth every penny to have a man waiting ...
... with wonderful food from Cafe Gam Gam, a little Kosher place on the edge of the old ghetto, we go for a wander down beautiful back streets and courtyards. Diggory hurls abuse at any Venetian dogs and King is generally admired which he takes calmly in his stride. Amble back on bus to campsite, restorative cup of tea. Check paperwork. Not Minoan Lines but Anek Lines office that is needed! ...
Next stop on our tour was the island of Burano, famous for its lace making and its brightly coloured homes. Its predominantly a fishing village. As we were pulling up we all noticed that the church bell tower is on a distinct lean. The locals call it their leaning tower - I call it dubious! it still works, because as we disembarked the bells tolled and locals went forth to Mass.
We were shuffled into a little ...
... decided that turqouise was really the colour of the season. Soon, the whole island followed suit, and homes were painted in a myriad of brilliant colours. Today, the island is a haven for photographers even on a grey day, so we took full advantage.
After a good many photos were snaped, the smell of tasty fried fish drew us in to an eatery by the ferry dock. We sat down to plates piled high with fried calamari, mussels, ...
... a few restaurants. For those who would like to "get away", a few nights might be just the ticket.
Over a millenia ago, this was the first island that developed in the lagoon, and while mostly deserted and overgrown by shrubs, this island is home to Santa Maria Assunta church, the oldest church in the lagoon. A church on this site ...