Grand Hotel Luxor & Cairo
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
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... Luckily I was with a small group and you really do learn a lot with a knowledgeable guide. My evening tour/gondola ride got cancelled due to rain. Venice in a big thunderstorm is a sight as restaurants scramble to bring in their tables, gondoliers jam up canals trying to cover their vessels and commuters are packed like ...
... sizes usually at dusk, after a day of being shut indoors whilst their masters are at work. Well I am not sure if the humans are the masters? The dogs vary in size from chihuahua rat like things to pit and American bulls. Quite disconcerting to be in a narrow lane way and a monster comes around the corner with its handler and they both just grunt at you in passing in the fading light of day. Every once in a while a "barker's egg" is left behind like a ...
... major landmarks when we could find them. The bridge was really pretty with a few shops built along it. As is customary in Venice we bought Venetian masks as we had a masquerade party that night. Joel bought one with a large nose like a bird which is what the physicians used to wear and stuffed their noses with flowers to ward off the plague. I chose a half face black one with feathers on the left side, no particular significance except for
being pretty. There were cat-like masks but ...
... after going the long way around). They also did tapas style food. I met three locals – Vanessa (a teacher), Emir (from Murano) and Faisal (marketing?). We had a few drinks in between me trying to understand Italian with my little knowledge of French and Emir speaking French and thinking I knew more than I actually knew) and Vanessa apologising for her lack of English. We then picked up her Labrador Yargo (a skinny labrador!) and made our way to a local ...
... busineses in downtown Venice.
As you approach the first thing you notice is the leaning church tower! It has been reinforced in recent times but really it should have fallen over. This is a common problem in Venice with all tall buildings. The next thing you notice is the colourful buildings. Houses are three stories tall but quite narrow and are in blocks or 4,5 or 6 houses. Each one is painted in a brilliant distinct colour like bright ...