Hotel Byron Bellavista
Travel Blogs from Jesolo Lido
... wandered around the town, taking photos, visiting a fabulous
market and finding a grocery store that actually had Sauvignon Blanc,
a rare find since we have been away.
were pleased to find the hotel facilities looked like they could cope
with drying our wet clothes and shoes. We left the bathroom with
heating on full.
Friday the 27th of
September – The sun is
waiting to shine as ...
Last night we had dinner on the canal. Obviously had to have some lasagna! It was superb, of course. We sat next to a couple who were also American and they introduced themselves. Turns out they were fellow Midwesterners, from Columbus, Ohio. After dinner we took ...
... moved from place to place.
It always takes time to get anywhere in Venice. Many streets seem to come to a dead end and you have to retrace and find another route to get to your destination. It took us a while to finally find the gondola station at Santa Maria del Giglio. We arrived at the station with 25 minutes to spare, just enough time to get a cool drink at a nearby cafe and cool off. The gondola ride was supposed to start at ...
... style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13.513513565063477px; line-height: normal;">After taking photos for awhile we returned to the apartment and then we headed put exploring shortly after. We headed back to the piazza then up the bell tower before went along the water front passing the Bridge of Sighs (so named for the folk lore that prisoners taken from the Doge's Palace to the prison next door would sigh as they passed through the ...
... up on the hillside with its protective wall still in intact. Another picturesque place and with a major player in catholic history. Side note- heading to Rome with the Pope in limbo and hearing that there could be a quick decision, which would make Rome a zoo. W are disappointed that we will not be able to see certain parts of Vatican City BUT we are potentially in Rome when a historical decision could be ...