Travel Blogs from Mirano
... wasn’t as bad as expected although I did have visions of packing up tomorrow for our Saturday travel to Venice in the pouring rain with lightning flashing at my heels.
Thankfully and due to Liz’s prayers, which were answered, we woke to clear bright sunny skies, 10 degrees cooler! Our departure was not strictly to our 9:00 anticipation but by half past we were out of the campsite (with no drama) and heading for Venice.
The autostrada ...
Sunday 6 October - the day dawned wet .... We ended up having breakfast at the same place we had dinner last night. Although the sign on the door said no dogs allowed, an elderly gentleman came in with his. Obviously a regular customer. Not content to stay by his master the little canine decided to sit in front of Christine and watch her eat every mouthful of her breakfast. When no tidbits were forth coming the soft whines started. Thankfully it was sson time to pay the ...
Thursday, August 22nd, 2013
KC to Venice, Italy
One day in Venice and all of a sudden I have the urge to smoke and talk with an accent. I didn’t realize I could be so easily influenced. The next thing you know, I will give up shaving my pits and legs and ban all bars of soap from use in my home. Venice is a dream.
The trip over the pond was uneventful…just like I like it. We arrived in ...
... I heard
Simon and this guys wife laughing behind me.... HOW EMBARRASSING! They
made it into a big joke though, made me feel better. They were
Americans. It was actually pretty funny, I felt so ridiculous! I saw
them again later in a shop and the man said, "now I'm in
Blue, yours is in white stripes ok!" (Referencing Simons striped shirt). So that was pretty funny. Awkward!!! Another
highlight of Murano was walking past factories where you could poke ...
... 10:30. The boys went hunting for the kissing statue where legend states if you find the frog on the statue and you are the 100 000 person to kiss the frog then a beautiful princess will appear to carry your backpack. From the pictures the boys puckered up a lot but alas no princesses appeared. Earlier in the day, Liam and I climbed the 366 steps to the top of the Belfry Clock Tower which was really quite a steep spiral staircase. The view ...