Hotel Relais Monaco
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... limited. This surprised me in such an overtly Christian country. The company did very nicely out of the whole group anyway so I wasn't perturbed. Next was the tour of St Mark's. We got another water taxi. The tour of St Mark's was interesting insofar as it is the only Byzantine church we have seen. It helped me build my picture of Venice a little better. I had studied Venetian history for a time, so was pretty comfortable with what I was seeing and learning, but the details and ...
... but decided against it because it would be annoying to try and take round with me for the rest of the tour.
After sitting in the sun for a little longer we made our way back to St Marks Square, we didn't actually get lost in Venice like we were suppose too.. we just followed the signs to find our way, didn't need a repeat of what happened in Rome!
I was busting to go to the bathroom and eventually I found one, was not impressed to pay 1.50euro ...
... The draw is later tonight. Fingers crossed!!! We came back to our room and played some scrabble before dinner. Oddly enough we drew that game! We had dinner at Alizar again. Another great meal. After dinner we headed up to one of the lounges to play Majority Rules. We did pretty well, I think, but unfortunately not well enough for us to win! After the game we headed back to our room to watch some Fringe before ...
... glass of bubbles as we traversed the Italian countryside. I couldn’t help but admire the rolling green hills and vibrant fertile valleys. Cutting through long tunnels and breaking out of the darkness to be greeted by massive blue skies and stunning little villages, I was captivated throughout the journey.
As we pulled into Santa Lucia Station in Venice the serenity of the countryside soon gave way to utter chaos. The Vaporetto (water buses) were ...
... circuitous route.
I loved Venice, really really pretty. Every alleyway, every canal...the play of light, the funny spaces - its marvellous. Seems to remind me of a movie set somehow - like its not quite real.
Off to airport at 6pm – naturally the flight from London was delayed so we didn't leave till nearly midnight and didnt get into Gatwick till after 2am. Took a taxi to Citadines (Trafalgar Square) and in bed by 4am. talk about ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service