Travel Blogs from Jesolo Lido
stop Venice. We were taken straight to a water taxi to St Mark's
Square where our tour guide Mike took all 46 of us through crowded
streets to see the immediate highlights then to a traditional glass
blowing workshop to see a demonstration by a by a well-built slim
hipped big chested Venetian. We viewed their showroom after that –
elegant intricate ornaments, glasses, chandeliers, jewelery etc.
Then we ...
With every new day come things to see and adventures to have…and today was no different. We were blessed again with another amazing day weather-wise…sunny and 24 degrees. What more could you ask for. Breakfast was a bit of a letdown compared to the last two venues, however there were still fresh croissants to eat so it's hard to really complain.
We met down in the foyer at 8:30…ish…and walked double time down to Piazza ...
... many other people we run into, commented on the girls and the fact that they both had red hair.
By the time we made our way back to the ship it was 9pm, we were all tired and hungry. We quickly ate and got to the cabin to find our beds ready for us. by this time it was well on its way to being midnight. Tired and exhausted, we crashed for the night. Bailey And Hannah were awake for another hour, Bailey playing a game and Hannah watching a ...
... but thought that a walk would give us the opportunity to enjoy the city a bit more. And it did we walked many little streets passed lots of shops selling the creations of Murano glass and many Venetian masks. There is little documented evidence regarding why masks where used initially but the general idea was that it was a response the the rigidity of class in European history, a way to let go, abandon oneself or perhaps as an impoverished noble beg. In 1608 they Council ...
... in about 90 seconds! Left the island to head to Venice, just incredible how everything is man made. St-marks square, bell tower, clock tower, Doge's palace, the grande channal were the highlights. For me, the highlight was the biggest room in Europe, 53m by 25m with super high ceilings all covered with paintings, actually the painting ...