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Thursday 21 Aug 14 - A beautiful Venetian evening - sunset just gone at 9pm and still about 22 degrees outside and fine.
Arrived about an hour late in Venice due to a sick passenger in Dubai having to be taken off the plane and her luggage found. Good flight though up the border of Iran and through Turkey, skirting the border of Iraq - …
... san marco which seems to be one of the main attractions. We had got the 10am bus over and it was still pretty quiet there. We went the wrong way pretty much straight away, but managed to find our way back on track. Once we got back onto the main tourist route there were signs to follow, but we still managed to take a wrong turn and two hours later we were back where we started!
Usually I think I have a pretty good sense of ...
... score updates while we visited a glass foundry and showroom, where we saw some glass making and then it was into the showroom for the sales pitch. The whole place was very ornate, very Italian, and very expensive. Then we were off onto a water taxi to our hotel, where we had a very brief stop before heading out for our afternoon excursion to the island of Burano. This is a small island where the Venetian fishermen live, however now it is more of a ...
... of “her women” presented this to her to wear on her special day.
Our time with Viviana was coming to an end but we had time for the traditional drink of Venice, the "Spritz". This consisted of 1/3 sparkling water, 1/3 Campari and 1/3 white wine. Yum! We also had to try to Borano biscuits and were given a bag to bring home… More Yum!
On the ride home Grant decided to Co-Pilot and sat up ...
... discovered, this practice was banned and the island is no longer sinking. It is however very susceptible to sea level changes and once a year they have our equivalent of king tides that can inundate the city. The government is building a massive sea wall/ barrier that will lock the lagoon to prevent this inundation - work will be completed in 2014.
We got an apartment right on one of the side canals off the ...