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... of study, art, life and travel-all the important topics. I think he made my day as much as I made his. It's funny in what simple ways sunshine is brought into our lives.
My next adventure landed me talking a vaporetto (like a ferry boat but smaller) to the Island of Murano( where they make glass or vetro). Hayley was kind enough to accompany me which was really nice as I hadn't spoken to her much during the trip, excepting dinner the night before. Hayley is a ...
... boats, police boats, delivery vessels, water taxis (some are beautiful looking boats), and of course, gondolas. The one thing that we did not see, in any of our travels about this wondrous city, was a gas station. All these power boats must run on diesel or gasoline, but we don’t know where they fuel up. We even passed by a marina, but didn’t spot a fuel dock. Maybe Venice has some advanced technology that is able to convert sea water into fuel.
... be true, so we waited in line, and then did the backpack drill and in we went! Oh well! We used our travel book as our guide in the cathedral, looking at mosaics of Adam and Eve, Christ's Ascension, the theft of Mark's relics, and Pentecost. We went up to the high altar where Mark's remains are and where the Pala d'Oro is, the Golden Altarpiece. It was amazing: 250 blue backed enamels with religious scenes, set in a gold frame studded with rubies, emeralds, pearls, ...
... but I got confused and opened the door to the room on the floor directly below us. A very surprised young couple in bed jumped up very startled when I opened the door. I quickly shut the door and am hoping not to run into them tomorrow in the hallway. Venice is hard to describe. One of a kind. Very old city that was very rich and powerful years ago. There are a million little streets that curve everywhere. It is impossible to NOT get lost. I love to use maps, but I had to give up ...
After another long and multiple conveyance travel day (bus, plane, bus and water taxi) we settled into the Hotel Lisbona in one of a kind Venice, Italia. Our hotel is about a two minute walk from the Piazza San Marco, and right on top of a gondola transfer station. We are surrounded by gondoliers and tourists eager to part with their hard earned euros for a brief spin around a canal or two. We are overlooking a side canal where the gondoliers load their ...