Hotel Beau Rivage Pineta
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... pretty modern. The city would be best visited in better
weather but we donned raincoats and opened umbrellas and ventured out
into the pouring rain. The centre is spacious with a good assortment
of shops, a lot of them featuring beer festival items as Oktoberfest
has just started. Lots of cukoo clocks and stein mugs. We werent
that sorry to get back on board the coach with wet shoes and
home for ...
... Pepsi instead of Coke. It was amazing. We ate on one of the bridges over a small canal with little people, especially tourists. Once we made it back to the area of our hotel, more gelato! We ate it on the Grand Canal. Showers were in order after walking about 8-10 miles today. Now it is off to bed so we can rise early for our next ...
... that we will be using it much. The weather is hot and steamy and unless we are able to catch a breeze outside, it will be much too hot to enjoy.
Our luggage came very quickly and Bailey and Hannah got situated and all their personal things stored away. Mike checked out the location of several things onboard and by the time he got back to the cabin we three ladies were unpacked and ready to settle in for the cruise. Mike unpacked and ...
... normal;">Beyond that is the Clock Tower (Torre dell'Orologio), completed in 1499, above a high archway where the street known as the Merceria (a main thoroughfare of the city) leads through shopping streets to the Rialto, the commercial and financial center. To the right of the clock-tower is the closed church of San Basso, designed by Baldassare Longhena (1675), sometimes open for exhibitions.
... up on the hillside with its protective wall still in intact. Another picturesque place and with a major player in catholic history. Side note- heading to Rome with the Pope in limbo and hearing that there could be a quick decision, which would make Rome a zoo. W are disappointed that we will not be able to see certain parts of Vatican City BUT we are potentially in Rome when a historical decision could be ...