Travel Blogs from Mogliano Veneto
... all but gone although I did get the most terrible fright when Branka started talking on her microphone in the bus which woke me up and frightened me to death - causing a return of headache and amusement for Phil! It was a lovely day but for once I was glad to return "home". Beautiful Dubrovonik - not enough time! DOVIDENJA Our next two days are spent at sea returning to Barcelona . We are looking forward to it but sad at the impending end of the cruise. It is strange at how ...
Woke up about 8 and got ready, went to the supermarket and got the shuttle to Venice at 10 and had a wander around, went over the Rialto bridge then headed to San Marco square, saw the bridge of sighs, then sat down for a bit by the river/canal, walked around some more then went to a cafe for a drink and say there chatting, found some ice cream, 3 scoops for €3 so had them sat outside ...
... and I even drank out of a public faucet in the middle of a piazza; it was some of the best water we had ever had! Apparently Venice actually prides itself on having great water. Who knew! We saw tons of gondolas, but didn't want to drop 80 euros for a ride! Most of our time was spent window shopping through the back alleys and touristy streets of Venice, but we only made two purchases that ...
... at the edge of the steep gorge.
To our surprise, only part of our train was heading to Brig so the conductor came along at Visp and hurriedly shooed us (and other clueless tourists) to a different car.
At Brig, we picked up some sandwiches for lunch and then after a forty minute wait, boarded our plush train for Venice. Kristen and Erin had facing window seats all to themselves across the aisle from us. Dale and ...
... 8217;s ministers, and moves on to the rooms of the Deputato alla Segreta del Consiglio dei Diceci (Deputy of the secret works of the Council of Ten’) the keeper of the secret archives. The Council of Ten was the revolving council that ruled Venice. Our next stop is the office of the Grand Chancellor, the only official of Venice directly elected by the Grand Council. He was in charge of the main archives and elected for life.
On we go, up another set ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Pets allowed