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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 …
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Sunday 23 Aug 14 - Last full day in town so we got going early and managed to cover the S.Marco Tower (8 Euro entry pp), a gondola ride (80 Euro per boat), the Doge Palace (16 Euro pp) and the Maritime Museum (5 Euro pp) - with morning tea and lunch in between innings to keep the strength up and feet going.
It has been another beautiful day in Venice. Slightly misty and cool to start and only warming to the low 20s - just right ! ...
... I still don't know how they managed to build the place. Interesting that the city is sinking and during high tide most of the first floors of buildings get flooded. We had a walking tour first up where we saw some of the older buildings in the city. There are 12 leaning towers in Venice, just not as famous as Pisa. Because the sea bed is soft buildings are not that stable. Also they have to build buildings ...
... we joined the group at the agreed time. I don't know what he expected. We were then put onto 4 different gondoliers and taken on quite an extensive back-alley tour of Venice. I couldn't take many photos this time - for some reason they put a singer and an accordion player in our gondolier so it was hard to frame any pictures. First world problem, I know. After this wonderful extensive musical tour, Bob took us to a private boat which took us to ...