Hotel Barchessa Gritti
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... which got its name from Lord Byron who said at night he could hear the sighs of the prisoners in the jail next to where he lived so gave the the bridge between the two buildings this name. After the gondolas went on a walking tour with Anna - a born and bred Venetian who took us to some amazing hidden alleyways of Venice and explained about how the people used to live and still do and how difficult life as a Venetian is. Because of the ...
... keep it easy and we had sandwiches that we picked up from a takeout window as we walked throughout Venice. We spent most of yesterday outside and walked for at least 7 hours and it was just so warm and humid! It was definitely a welcome break and we got to cool down in the air conditioning of our teeny tiny hotel room. Once we've moved on to the next city, I'll definitely upload photos of this hotel - I will be highly recommending it. The service ...
... on for our first real view of Venice. We listened to Rick Steve's audio tour of the Grand Canal and soaked in the view. Venice is beautiful and quite unique. We hopped off of Vaparetto at St. Mark's Square and meandered around.
Then we got lost and lost again and then lost some more. The "streets" of Venice and windy, end abruptly and do some crazy things. We ate at an open air restaurant and enjoyed the sights. Then Doug got gelato and we slowly found our ...
... It's close to 5 and I've been walking all day; as I head back to my hotel I come across 2 fire engine boats, police and ambulance as a building is on fire. You can see smoke coming from a roof and the firemen are running in and out setting hoses up and trying to make sure there isn't anyone in the building. I watch for a while but there's not much to see as the building that is on fire is around a corner. Hopefully ...
... from our group were trying to tell the guards that they could vouch for me! Anyway we get to the next check point and amazingly someone has found the card and returned it! I will never get to figure out where it was lost and returned it. All well. We then had to put our bags through the scanner and the guard called me back. Do you have tablet in bag (thick accent), yes I do I said fishing around in my bag and producing my nurofen and sea sick tablets. No, no not that - this, he ...