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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Bolivar Jesolo Lido
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... night, arriving in the Port of Katakolan, Greece at around 8am on 13 July 2014.
During the day while sailing towards Katakolon, we exercised in the gymnasium, attended a welcoming cocktail party for around 50 people from SA, who had booked through Phillip Hoffman Travel, had dinner at the Manhatton Restaurant at night, then enjoyed the BB King Blues Club band and numerous conversations around the boat.
... for the audience. Our last full day in Venice started fairly early as I wanted to go inside St. Marks Basilica...I think if I drag Mary into one more church or museum I'll be in all sorts of trouble as she finds it boring!! When we arrived at St. Marks Square, the queues didn't look too bad. It wasn't long before we went inside, I didn't know what to expect, but I was just overwhelmed. My emotions got the better of me when I sat in the prayer area. Mary must have realised ...
... the sea and salt water eat away at the foundations of the buildings. Do they have to tighten them up once in a while? Venice has suffered from moral disintegration at times too. A little history lesson told us that in the 18th century, the population was subjugated by a city-wide addiction to gambling that brought ruin to many families, even among clergy. Some streets are named after playing cards!
Venezia is about travel by ...
... short time because we got off and walked from the Ca' d'Oro stop to get to out hotel. I'm staying in the same hotel I've been in for the past three times, the very nice Ca' Gottardi Hotel. The staff are really friendly and the room, although small, is very nice. My only irritation is that from this room I have very little Wifi cover, and can only think they are trying to put a spanner in my blogging! My partner wanted to rush of to see some of the Biennale, so we ...
... height of summer can be quite unbearable to tourists - the locals get used to it I guess; and
2. The buildings are filthy - they are all covered in mould and algae. my OCD kicked in and I just wanted to get out the scrubbing brush - lol.
Fortunately the sites do tend to overwhelm this so its something I can live with.
We finally arrived at our stop by which time mother nature was calling. We had 1/2hr before we had to meet our host so we went in search of ...