Antica Casa Carettoni
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... about such matters, Trenatalia suggested filling in some form or another and then she may hear back in three or four months . . . don't think I'll bother.
How the 13.05 train to Venice left on time I will never know because the following train, the one I was now on, certainly did not . . . twenty minutes late! If only the 12.05 had been twenty minutes late! Oh well, not the end of the world.
Arriving one hour later meant it was dark by ...
... the real fun began, dragging our luggage through narrow, roughly paved streets and over canal bridges, as is the Venetian way. We stopped a few folks to ask directions. But it was a big ask - our hotel had a number but no street name (seriously? Finding your hotel in Venice is near impossible, but without a street name??). Our only clue was that the hotel was located off the piazza (square) where McDonalds was situated. McDonalds in Venice - what sacrilege! But ...
... found us at Harry's Bar. I managed to load up "Find my iPhone" so I could guide them to us, just as they were 2 meters from the front door.
With the queues dwindling the kids and I headed for the Campanile, I told Emerson it was a long climb up these stairs, but she was way too sharp for me and didn't believe a word. The view from the top is astounding, in each direction. Whether you're looking at terracotta roof tiles, massive cruise ...
... So when each of you reading this is washing your hair tomorrow with your elbows out, appreciate that room. Though even though it made my shower time longer, who cares, I'm in ITALY, right?!
So back to the food...the woman from the hotel recommended a hotel that was down the street (and I say 'street' lightly, it's more like, crowded ally cobblestone path) for dinner and since we had only eaten the banana-lemon hybrid bread all day, we ...
... loft. The first and only thing Elena said to us in English was "I don't speak English". But she showed us around in Italian and we figured things out fine.
Shortly after Mel saw the bathtub, she was soaking in it. I was ready to go out but she was fading. After all, we have now been up for 24 hours. (We didn't sleep on the last flight either…well actually I dozed off for a ...