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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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Breakfast at 0800 in our room. Ham and cheese toasties, croissants, coffee etc. We headed off to the market, looking for Miriam House of Leather Casa de Pelleas. Susan was thinking of a leather jacket for her birthday. Unfortunately the weather was against us and it was raining so the first thing we did was pick up an umbrella off the street …
Another fine breakfast at Hotel Olimpia, then pack and make our way on foot the 500 or so meters to St Lucia railway station. Hopefully this will be the longest we will have to carry our bags; although we had rollers, there were two bridges to navigate - an effort in the morning sun.
We departed Venice station on time at 10.24 on an ItaliaRail …
... Duomo looking up, you are looking at a building constructed over 1000 years ago. I would close my eyes and picture the Renaissance artists with Lorenzo, sitting at a table with their wine, musicians in the background, discussing new thoughts, ideas and explorations. And when I would open my eyes, see the world around me and know that without all of them, this world wouldn't be the way it is today - so rich with art, culture and diversity. ...
... and chianti, followed by expresso's) and watched the world go by. Wendy & I also took the opportunity of free WIFI to touch base with the kids back home... Then back onto the bus and about a 90 min drive back the ship. Another very full & exciting day. :) Footnote: Purchasing my Venetian Mask in Florence turned out to be a godsend as when we were in Venice, David was actually quite sick and I would have been very stressed and pressed for time trying to purchase one ...
... I was so tired! Sunday 21 April 2013: I went exploding in Venice. The weather wasn't amazing. And I'm starting to realise that the weather in a place can really make or break the overall experience. I was staying at Venice Mestre, so I had to take a train into actual Venice. So I wandered around and tried to see if I could figure out my bus to Florence in a few days time, but it seems that Italy is really train orientated. So I think they have buses, which are not necessarily ...