Travel Blogs from Jesolo Lido
... was wonderful. While sitting there we noticed a bunch of street sellers, we had seen a number selling sunglasses and splat ball toys- but at lunch we noticed a number of men chasing and following people trying to get them to buy knock off purses. After lunch we walked to the train stations, picked up our bags and went to check in at the hotel. It was about 10 minute from the train station, right off of a main route. We paid a bit more to be actually on ...
... there has been no moaning about the long drives – and it’s as hot as hell in the back of the van.
In Venice we are staying in a "bungalow" in a campground. This time a much better result than our accommodation in Vienna – two bedrooms, two bathrooms and a deck. There is also a big pool that we threw ourselves in upon arrival.
Today we headed to Venice for the day. On arrival at St Mark’s square there ...
... of Murano, Burano and Torcello. These are known for glass and lace-making respectively, and Torcello is noted for the magnificent Byzantine Basilica of Santa Maria Assunta.
The lagoon city of Venice was first settled upon between the 5th and 6th centuries. More precisely, the city claims that it was born on the 25th of March, in the year 421. In an attempt to escape the invaders from the north, the people of ...
... made a dash towards it and waited in line to purchase our tickets.
You see, I really wanted to go way up to the top of the Bell Tower of St Mark’s Basilica in Venice, one of the most recognizable symbol of the city! And usually what I want.....well, I get! Ha, ha, ha!
Standing at 98.6 meters (323 feet) tall, it stood alone in a corner ...
... the breakfast
area to eat. Some weird juice as yesterday.... Once breakfast was
finished, I came back to the cabins, cleaned up and took the bags out
to get them ready for the coach. Had a bit of a chat with various
people about last nights party. Then we took our bags to where the
coach was going to be. We had to wait for a bit for the the coach to
come, then loaded the bags on board and got introduced to our new