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Travel Blogs from Venice
... city seen as a safe place where people would not be prossecuted for who they were. So masks became a way of expressing who they were, without necessarily knowing who was behind it, for example, a doctor would wear a mask with a long "beak" and small round eyes, whilst a cat mask is used to show homosexuality. There are also the 'Zorro' looking masks, which are nothing to do with this, but infact show the person to be working in Prostitution. Our ...
... black. Our boys would just look ridiculous!
Although exhausted and with aching legs (we bought magnesium salts to bath in on the way back as well) we did have some incidental retail therapy (when in Italy..). I tried hard to purchase the 'authentic' Italian Fedora for Darren (not the 10€ fakie at the stalls) and was gobsmacked that the shop owner could barely interrupt his so not important conversation with his mate visiting him in the shop to bother to ...
... to Venice. The familiar walk to the hotel was about an hour. My backpack got heavier with each step. My legs are killing me from the hikes. Dropped off our stuff and it was off to the Rialto area for gondola rides. The gondolier showed us several ponts of interest including Marco Polo's house. Ya sure it is. Other than questionable history skills, he was cool. The ride was about 20 min. We had gelato after. From here it was straight to supper. Pizzeria! I had ...
... is a sleek, black, simplified version with clean lines. However, (and you may need to sit for this) at 6,200€ for the small version, this for me will have to be a work in progress. One day.... Now, it was back up towards my hotel, because my next stop was Cannaregio, by far my favourite area of Venice. From the Stada Nova, I crossed over Campo Santa Fosca. It is in this square where one of my favourite artisans Roberto Comin has his ...
... mediocre and when we got the bill we assumed they must have made a mistake. It turned out, the house wine they had suggested, was in fact 18Euros for half a bottle. It was such a stupid mistake for us to make, but everything else on the trip had been so reasonably priced, we didn't think to ask before accepting it. I was incensed. The management really didn't seem to care about our pleas of injustice; they had a million other tourists to rip off before ...
Other places to stay in Venice
Dorsoduro, Venice | 5 star hotelfrom $233
- Best view in Venice
- Amazing hotel
- A true 5 star hotel
Castello, Venice | 5 star hotelfrom $393
- Scusarme- did you say 5 star hotel? No way!
- Loved it
- Nice, but not the best
San Marco, Venice | 5 star hotelfrom $186
- Best Hotel in Venice
- GREAT GREAT GREAT !
San Marco, Venice | 5 star hotelfrom $431
- Recommend Westin Europa
- Good Location - Bad Service - Wornout
- Awful - Luxury Price - Rude Worthless Service - Worn Accomodations
Mestre, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $126
Mestre, Venice | 1 star hotelfrom $107
San Marco Mercerie, 760, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $330
- Great location, friendly staff.
- Good Place
- It's OK really
Mestre, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $122
Santa Croce, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $204
- Close to Train Station
- Clean, but dated
- Nice but out of the way
Cannaregio, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $188
- A grand choice
- The Best
- Excellent Hotel
San Marco, Venice | Hotelfrom $492
San Marco, Venice | 5 star hotelfrom $481
- Our favorite hotel in Venice!
- One of the top hotels in the world?
Cannaregio, Venice | 3 star hotelfrom $169
- A great hotel!
- Nice Place
San Marco, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $272
- Quite Pleased
- Misled by the 4* rating
- Honesty's a better policy
San Marco, Venice | 5 star hotelfrom $380
- Stunning Hotel. Great Staff
- Pleasantly surprised
- Like a wonderful dream!
San Marco, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $189
- Great for a winter break
- Woderful Stay
Cannaregio, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $186
- Worst place to rest your Head
Castello, Venice | 3 star hotelfrom $178
- THE WORST HOTEL I EVER STAYED AT IN MY LIFE
- Fantastic Hotel with Great Views
- Quintessetial venician
San Marco 1332, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $309
- Loved it!
- A superb hotel and location
- Great hotel, great location
Mestre, Venice | 3 star hotelfrom $100
Santa Croce, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $237
- Good old Sofitel
- Excellent Hotel !
- Excellent Sofitel.
San Marco, Venice | 3 star hotelfrom $206
- Absolute worst hotel I have ever stayed at!
- Best location in Venice
- Very central location
San Marco, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $218
- Charming Hotel with Great Location
- A good adress
- We loved it!! October 2003
San Marco, Venice | 5 star hotelfrom $822
- A place to come home to
- A classic example of the Hit-and-Run Strategy
- Not a Five Star Rating
Cannaregio, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $163
- Lovely Hotel in Quiet Part of Lovely City
- Good, quiet stay
- 40th wedding anniversary enjoyed.
San Marco, Venice | 3 star hotelfrom $147
- Loved it all - used Italiatour
- Great value, clean, great breakfast
- Good experience in Venice