Homewood Suites Baton Rouge
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... others toured city, major sailboat race,
Day 11 May 20 T Rome: Arrived Civitavecchia, bus to Rome (Elena)- Hotel Ambasciatori, forgot hat on bus-returned next day,, walked to Spanish Steps and Trevi Fondation, lunch at local restaurant, pizza across street from hotel (waiter's wife worked in Baton Rouge)
Day 12 May 21 W Venice: Fast train to Venice, met by Untour host ...
... actually attached) to Doge's Palace in San Marco, was built in the 11th century as a replacement for an earlier church at this site. Its Eastern-style architecture connects Venice with Byzantium which protected it from Charlemagne. Byzantium was an ancient Greek city which was rebuilt, became the new capital of the Roman Empire under Emperor Constantine in 330 AD and was ...
... the oar to be placed as different positions on the fixed vertical arm used for leveraging the oar. Gondolas are able to operate on the Grand Canal but often escape the extensive traffic of the Grand Canal for the quiet and calm waters of the extensive system of side canals (Rios). After learning of the construction and maintenance of gondolas and seeing the gondoliers in action along the Grand Canal and Rios, we came away with a sincere appreciation for ...
... of the Royal Italian Navy "Jack" are provided- the red flag with the simple white cross was used before 1946 whereas the flag with the four fields has been used since that date.
Other photos of random artifacts that I found interesting are provided without attribution.
For my boat partner Gerry, I've included several photos of submarine artifacts, some of which he will need to explain to me.
... 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
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
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