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- High-speed internet in room
- Non-smoking hotel
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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Travel Blogs from Venice
Monday: We woke up to a chilly morning in the Dolomites. It is so beautiful looking out the window with the bell tower and swiss chalets behind it on the green mountainside, plus the soaring Dolomites behind that. I went to the grocery store first thing. It was small, but had everything. I picked up some berries, sausages, bread and some snacks for the train ride. Some funny things I saw included "American Sandwich" bread and ...
... doors, lamps, storefronts to look at as we wandered past.
Got to the Piazza San Marcos around 8 a.m. and the place was pretty much deserted. It is a very impressive square and you can let your imagination loose and think about the different periods of history at this square.
Of course, Venice is filled with churches, museums, and art everywhere. Do not plan to go in many of these but just take in the sights ...
... off to enjoy the sights and continue to photograph Venezia. Battery Boy was attempting to photograph some boats in one of the many canals and is very patient when composing a shot, particularly ensuring there are no people causing a distraction in his photographic composition. Video Girl is very protective of Battery Boy in this situation and will continually attempt to block people or corral them so they are not in the way. Like the revolutions of ...
... of shelter for the scores of fishing boats. Fishing is a large industry here. We strolled through a supermarket to see what foods are offered and saw a large range of fresh and frozen fish, fresh breads of every size and shape, all the usual manufactured goods similar to those at home, but only small quantities of fresh meat. Fruit and veg in season are available. There isn't the huge array of all year round green grocery that we see at home. Apparently behind ...
... of paying me back, with massive interest accumulated. My host family, or new family, as I like to refer to them, pulled me out of a day of teaching to take me to Venice. I felt really guilty about missing classes, and was petrified to ask the teacher at my school, but it was totally worth it! Venice is hands down my favorite city in Italy. My mom was so excited that I was able to go. Before, we thought I wouldn't ...