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... and Ian saying "It's me again and it's best that you move!" Another hour of hilarity as this takes place under cover of darkness. The locals were right...in the morning a bloody great post sticking out of the water where there boat would have been! The next day we decide that sailing in front of St Marks demands an encore but this time we are prepared...the last bottle of French Champagne is poured and we enjoy many photographs in ...
... see the two "guards" on top of the building swing their giant clappers.
BTW, why all the St. Mark accolades? Well, at least part of this poor disciple's body is supposed to be enshrined in the basilica (with his head still being in Alexandria and part of his body in Cairo -- gross!).
The Campanile, Doge's Palace, the Bridge of Sighs, and so much more. A breathtaking afternoon, to be sure.
... Asian so not sure where, they I got on my recording app on my iphone...ask me when I get home and I will play it for you. Don, Cindy, Dar and I stayed for mass and, sit down, we had communion! There was no lightning but right after mass, the lights lit up the gold frescoes! Cindy had tears in her eyes and Don said something like "these things happen for a reason!".
Hard to beat that, isn't it! We left St. ...
... arrived. He had been asleep in the park. We caught the next ferry and made Graham go all the way with us around the island rather than take a shortcut. Noelene and I walked around st Marks Square to find the Seguso shop. We found it and spoke to Fabio re the delivery of the glass. We walked home only to discover the boys having a beer at a corner ...
... decided what we wanted giving us little choice and all of it was excellent! Total bill including a good bottle of chianti - 43€.
This morning we set off for Chioggia hoping to beat the weather coming in from the north with rain and thunder storms. It was longer than we usually like to do but we made it.
The good news; wonderful tail wind for a considerable distance, good pavement, ...