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... Hedlunds and were greeted by two large black dogs. They were quite friendly and so was their owner who checked us into the hotel. We were complementary upgraded to a suite at no extra charge AND it has a canal view! It is really nice.
We unpacked a bit and I refreshed. We headed out to see Venice! As it was early afternoon, and we had plenty to see! Our hotel is near the Vaparetto line so ...
... no opportunity to see anywhere else on the island as we are then off to Burano. I must say I was underwhelmed by the start of this tour. After a short ride we arrive at Burano, a colourful fishing island well known for it's handmade lace. I'd visited this island last time I was here and was keen to see it again. I wasn't disappointed - Burano is lovely. Each house is painted a bright colour which give the island a very cheerful appearance. I wander around the village, enjoying ...
... a service on either Easter, Christmas or Saint Marco Day. Nowadays you pay to see it. After the Basilica, we headed off and got some lunch, after spending quite a while chilling at the restaurant we went off and did a Gondola tour, this gave us completely different views of the beautiful city that is Venice. It was a fantastic ride. After the Gondola ride we headed back to the hostel, and rested up after a massive day of Italian ...
... for a while. It would make
for a glare filled day. We headed for San Marco and navigated through
narrow streets and many a bridge. Our booking for the basilica
allowed us to priority entrance. The line we were in was for reserved
tickets - and so many people were kicked out of the line because they
didn't realize they needed a ticket for that line. Der can you not read?
Was good for us though!! The line halved! We got inside and
gawked at the marvelous ...
... turned out unsuccessful. A beautiful scene, we had to stop and take it all in for a minute- the colorful shops and homes lining the waterway, the gondolas, the people. Btw, I think Venice is the most crowded city I've visited so far, I can't imagine how it is in the summer! As we walked down the Grand Canal the restaurants all tried to get us to stop and have a glass of wine (they even had tourist menus) but rather than the normal badgering as you walk by the Italians ...