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... of the apartment by 8 am; train to Bellinzona; train to Milano; train the San Lucia Station in Venice; check into Hotel Santa Chiare
Day 27 June 5 Th Baton Rouge: Caught 7 am bus to Marco Polo Airport for 1050 pm flight; one bag over weight; direct flight to Atlanta; very smooth process through customs and passport control; flight to Baton Rouge delayed almost 1 1/2 hrs on taxiway due to weather ...
... Roman rule of the city lasted until 1453 at which time it was conquered by the Ottomans and became capital of the Ottoman Empire. Since the establishment of modern Turkey in 1923, the city was renamed Istanbul. This period of Roman rule is referred to as the Eastern Roman or Byzantine period.
I was able to get a few photos of the exterior of the Basilica from ground level- both ...
... the oar to be placed as different positions on the fixed vertical arm used for leveraging the oar. Gondolas are able to operate on the Grand Canal but often escape the extensive traffic of the Grand Canal for the quiet and calm waters of the extensive system of side canals (Rios). After learning of the construction and maintenance of gondolas and seeing the gondoliers in action along the Grand Canal and Rios, we came away with a sincere appreciation for ...
... yielding a total of about 150 oars.
A very early map of the Atlantic Ocean (Mare Del Nort) and the surrounding land masses presented a reasonably accurate depiction of the United States and the West Indies.
One scale model depicted a two lateen sail configuration with an unusual forward rake on the "jib mast." (that's probably not the correct term for that spar-can someone help?)
Back to our starting point with 4557 miles and 672 gallons of fuel behind us.
We really enjoyed the experience although we were gone for 17 days; it seems some stops weren't long enough, but we were all getting a bit homesick.
We were blessed with ...
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