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Walking out of the Venezia Saint-Lucia train station is one of those 'stop and appreciate' moments. Straight away you're hit with the sight of old buildings, old bridges, old canals - oh and about 97 billion tourists. Luckily for us, we had chosen a hotel near the station so there was no traipsing over stepped bridges or through narrow winding …
I have been captivated all trip by the number of cocker spaniels that we have seen throughout France and in Milan - it seems that everyone either owns a spaniel or a golden retriever!!!
Needless to say, I was very excited to see this gorgeous black cocker greet us from his spot right underneath the check in desk at our Venice hotel - his …
... art work is some of the better examples of their kind, but the house itself is rather magnificent, sitting right on the canal with the garden over looking it. Following that we continued our wander until we came across a gondola building yard. Unfortunately it was a Sunday so nothing was happening but we could see gondolas in various states of completion. Apparently you can only build them if you are a master builder. We did spend a lot if time in our room but it was ...
What a treat!!! A weekend in Venice.
I was last here in 1995, but I really got to experience and enjoy it from a locals point of view this time.
My friend Cristina grew up in Venice and her mother (and boyfriend, Mike) still live there, so I got to stay at their place and see things through their eyes.
We spent the first day wondering around the city. It's almost impossible not to take amazing photos of this place, with something ...
... landmarks here and decided to make a trip to Lido, about 20 minutes on the water bus. We were pleasantly surprised by a beautiful beach here, yes! a beach in Venice,Not too many tourists think of going to the beach here. It was not very crowded. The beach itself was very clean and the water was a beautiful bluish-green. Even better was that the drop-off was very long....we could wade into the comfortably cool water for over 30 feet (over 10 m) before the level rose past ...