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... a dead-end. We found ourselves looking at a large canal thinking we knew which one it must be, only to turn around a corner and be several streets away from where we thought! Still, it was lovely to see all the little shops and streets and the Venice-culture!We had said to the staff at the Serena that we would be back for the car about 5 o'clock and knew it was a half hour ride on the bus. So at about 4 o'clock as ...
... We checked into the Crowne Plaza in Venice East around 2 pm and had lunch in their restaurant. Gary will post photos of our meals, which were very good. Sherry and I enjoyed hot tea with lemon Bill and Gary drove into Venice to return the rental car, and took the train back to the hotel. Something of an adventure for ...
... br> I told him that if the Gondola thing didn't work out for him, maybe he could be a singer (he said that he was thinking about it) :)
Then a bit more shopping, and we headed to the airport on a water taxi- so we left Venice in real James Bond style ( Well, not quite James bond style, as we didn't jump any bridges, nor mount any pavements).
I think if Daryl ever lived here he would be a water taxi driver... they are gorgeous.
... Canal has some 50 odd steps up a step incline and the same number down again. It took us 30 to 40 minutes to walk to the ferry crossing without the bags which convinced us to take the Vaporetto on day of departure, nice walk though.
The bridges in Venice often have padlocks on the railings with names on them, we speculated on why they were there until we discovered they are called 'love locks' and put there by lovers who then throw the keys into the ...
... sit up there and drink our wine or beer and just enjoy the serenity and the ringing church bells.
When you enter the apartment there is the kitchen and dining room, then upstairs to the lounge, master bedroom with ensuite, bedroom, bathroom and study, with steps up the deck on the roof. It really is a home away from home.
We arrived and got settled by 3pm so we headed out to roam the streets and canals. There is Murano glass everywhere here, as ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility