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... Day 15 May 24 S Venice: Thib's/Seals' to San Marco- ladies shop, Louis and Roger to Naval Museum, luch in Square, return to apt, dinner at apt with Thib's and Tyler's
Day 16 May 25 Su Venice: Roger helps Thib's catch bus to Airport, visit Murano, Burano and Torcello- buy glass piece in Murano
Day 17 May 26 M Venice: Visit Campanile and Doge's Palace with Tyler's; visit ...
... was the seat of Venetian rule for over 400 years and was built to display the power and wealth of the Republic. Much like our own White House, the Doge and his family lived in the Palace from which he carried out the affairs of state. Unlike our White House, the Palace also included a Senate Hall where 120 senators met, debated and passed laws. Masterpieces of Veronese and Tintoretto ...
... workmen, supplies, equipment, etc., move via what I have termed "work boats." Basically, they are of similar design but painted differently. They are steered via a rudder and tiller. On one occasion, we saw a helmsman looking straight ahead and moving the tiller with his foot. Dogs were often seen on these boats- sometimes in the cockpit and sometimes on the foredeck. I know this is a civil engineering thing but the "garbage boats" were very interesting and ...
... 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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