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Today was a whirlwind of 5 different methods of transportation, and it feels like we're in a new world! Commentary will follow but for now just a sneak peak of our first night in Italy!!
... Sali .... That's where the word salary comes from. Didn't know that. 'Dux' .... Head man of Venice. The first mirrors were made in Venice. And how to make them was a secret. They kept the glass makers virtual prisoners on an island so it could remain a secret.... Glass with a backing of mercury. Amazing stuff, hey? Oh... Then we went on a gondola ride. 6 to a boat... But I was assigned to one with 4 .... Because, we were serenaded. Singer and piano ...
Its Christmas Eve and we don't have any presents so today, we went our separate ways, got lost and dropped some cash. Christmas presents sorted, we jumped on a water taxi and headed to the glass blowing island of Murano.
The water taxi in itself was a pretty wonderful experience. Sitting low to the water, we cruised around the island through the mist and wooden buoys, ...
... food lacked enthusiasm. The main meat dishes were not good at all but the pasta and risotto always tasty. As were the soups. Generally the food was only average. The buffet not good and staff in that area seemed to have an attitude problem. There was no information at all on the ports we were visiting so impossible to know even where the town was when you got off the ship. No one to ask ship side either. No maps. No help at ...
... to get around, what to see and where to eat. Prosecco is a light, sparkling white wine from the Veneto region, and ciccheti is a bit like the Spanish tapas - a platter of small amounts of Venetian snacks, usually served before lunch or dinner, although there was enough for it to see BE our lunch. We had three different types of baccala, a creamy paste made of dried cod blended with oil, and served with crostino (my favourite was baccala mantecato, which includes garlic and parsley), ...
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