Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Baton Rouge East
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... Sailaway at 6 pm
Day 4, May 13 T Rovinj: Market (truffles, dried figs), Walk to the Cathedral of St. Euphemia; visites Rovinj Aquarium with Tyler's
Day 5 May 14 W Split: Market (bread, olive oil, cheese), Diocletian's Palace, San Gregorie, Market
Day 6 May 15 Th Dubrovnik: Market (Louis's "frog", candied orange rinds), Fiary, Aerial Bus (Roger, Cindy and John)
... which captured and filtered water into the centrally located well. A dramatic stairwell- The Stairs of Giants- leads from the piazza level to the Palace. I've included some photos taken in and from the piazza.
Here are some images of the Doge's Palace on an Internet site.
http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=dog e's+palace&qpvt=doge%27s+palace& ;FORM=IGRE
... of the smaller side canals off the Grand Canal and carry up to about 8-10 passengers. These vessels were generally equipped with outdrives. I only had one opportunity to see into the engine compartment and noted a VW engine. I suspect other types of engines are used as well. The taxis has very classy lines and most were solid white. A few were of varnished wood or least appeared to be. Both the white and varnished taxis were very well maintained. The taxis were ...
... a scale model of an experimental vessel (dated 1898) with a winged rudder and keel that was never constructed but predated by almost 100 years the modern concepts of a winged keel and hydrofoils.
One of the rowed "galleons" (?) had an unusual configuration for the oars with each oar station consisting of 3 side by side oars with each station manned by 3 oarsmen. I counted approximately 25 ...
... good health and a safe journey that none of us will soon forget.
Unfortunately I was the only one doing the journal entries so only my perspective of the trip was shared.
Thanks all for prayers, comments and just following along.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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