Hotel Commercio & Pellegrino
Travel Blogs from Venice
... hour. We're both looking forward to a real bed in Venice to catch up on some real sleep.
About half an hour from landing in Venice, we noticed snow on some mountain tops. We think these are the mountains in Innsbruck Austria.
Arrived in Venice airport on time.
All our luggage made the trip too.
We purchased some water taxi tickets to get us to the main ...
... double grrr!!), but it was a sight we will remember for a long time. Jane got a couple of shots and her battery died too. Guess we've been doing too much snapping :-)
At some stage during the night, Jane misplaced the keys to her suitcase lock (we lock it up with the laptop inside it), so we had to wait for the concierge to send someone to break it open. It was well after 11 when we got to bed. All part of the adventure!
Ciao for now!
... trip before arriving just on the edge of the city next to Venice at our hotel. By this time it's 7:30 pm and we are already pretty exhausted from a big day of travelling and schnitzel eating. We have an included dinner at the hotel which we are not including in our Italian food experience because it sucks! But what what can we expect from a 3 star hotel really? We turn in for an early night as they don't come often. Tomorrow we will spend all day in ...
... along with the gypsies selling their Coco & Chanel and Dolce & Gabbana fakes.
As the afternoon turned into evening we found ourselves in a small wine bar sipping our usual afternoon aperitivo, and as the temperature dropped off we moved onto vino rosso to warm us up a little. Before long we had been joined by a couple from NZ who were keen to chat the night away with someone who could kind off understand ...
... so with great trust we followed his instructions and with just a little bit of hair-raising driving in the crazy city traffic with so many cars, impatient taxi's, long trams, horse & carriages, one way, 4 way and Wrong WAYS.... we miraculously drove straight into the underground car park right under our hotel!! I was so glad to get out of the car and into the hotel!!! Our room was on the 5th floor, a bit of a view, but no ...