Hotel Ca' Dogaressa
Travel Blogs from Venice
... we hadn’t yet had lunch, we stopped for a quick entrée. After finishing our meals, we made a quick exit and begun what was to become a long ride back to ship.
To cut a long story short, it took us much longer than planned to get back to the ship. The water taxi we were on moved really slowly along the Grand Canal and because there were so many people using it, the change over of passengers at each of the water bus stations took ages. We had given ourselves around an hour ...
... in the magnificent views of Venice as we approached during sunrise. I was filled with gratitude as I realized how blessed I am to be experiencing such a beautiful place, on a luxury vacation most people can only dream of, with the love of my life.
After we docked, we ate our final breakfast in the Colonade and I made sure to include my two ...
I woke up very excited, as I have always wanted to come to Venice and now I was finally going to get there - woo hoo!
Had a tasty breakfast and then we all headed to the coach - we were last on- and headed to the marina to catch our boat to Venice! The boat was late, and docked in the wrong area so we had to march up and down the marina looking for them, with Sarah prattling madly in Italian on her mobile! Eventually we located them further down the ...
... enjoyed one of the only nice Italian beers called
and I took the high speed Waterbus to the famous glass island of
Murano. Here we saw a few glass demonstrations in local workshops,
which took about 3 minutes as locals melt and sculpt the boiling hot
glass. One of them made a glass horse in about 2 minutes which was
pretty impressive. We bought a few souvenirs and presents, then got a
bite to eat and ...
After arriving to our hotel 2am in the morning from an extensive travel and trying to figure out how to get to Venice from a proposed strike in Italy that not only affected the train station but subway and air ports we decided to sleep in and didn't awaken until 1030 am. But after finally getting up we showered and got dressed to head downstairs and take in our first day view of where we are staying and just to say. It ...
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