BEST WESTERN PREMIER Hotel Galileo Padova
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Too expensive to stay in Venice. We check out at 730 am tomorrow and head to Verona. High five to Theresa's brother for making the U16 Jagr National Czech team!
... to know. We were totally exhausted, and hungry, so off to the grocery store we went. Gee, I wonder what an Italian Family should have for dinner their first night in Italy? Yep, you guessed it......pasta, yeah! Made by the native nonna, of course! We had pasta con pancetta e panna (cubed bacon and cream). The wine was an absolutely necessary item, for medicinal purposes. Isabelle had a bath and Alexandre had his first experience using a bidet. He couldn't ...
... and than go into a room that has a Giotto wooden Crucifix. This used to hang in the Scrovegni Chapel and an adjacent piece, God as Jesus, was there also. They are here because of preservation concerns since they were painted on wood. While admiring them, I hear someone ask the attendant if she speaks English. She does not and he wants to know if these are copies or the originals. She is telling him in Italian but he does not understand, and since I ...
... own alternate personality, Little Testy, based on sore feet. So he wanted to minimize the amount of walking we did. At the same time we were on a mission to find this little shop I'd located on line. We wandered through the small alleys, people watching, and window shopping, ok, ok, there was some buying along the way. We ended up in this lovely little shop where the lady proprietor made masks from antique fabrics. We also visited the Scuola di San Rocco ...
... spent night in St. Marks square agAin relaxing....music good...... 10th July Sunday... Decided to go to supermarket early..... Then do the tourist thing as we now know how to get there.....WRONG.... Lost again....... Found another one after about half an hour and used it. Had a quick look in St Marks, but will go tomorrow hopefully less crowded..... Then went on to the Doge's Palace...and spent 3-4 hours.... Paintings, tapestries, prison cells, armory ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility