Hotel Ca' Fortuny
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... Panini lunch.
Back on the road to drive through the vineyards and farmyards of Northern Italy.
We arrived in Venice mid afternoon with no accommodation booked. Clint said as we are 9 mins away from Venice ' I need to stop and get Wifi so I can organise some where to stay'.
My response 'I think you are going too early, you don't want to be seen to be pre planning. 2 mins before arrival will be plenty of time!'
(Be assured that was not what was going on ...
... of them had creatively repurposed a patch of the stone campo as a half court soccer field. There was a perfectly sized cutout in the ancient stone church wall to serve as the goal. Another Grand Canal ride got us home in time to greet smiling Mrs. Ada pulling her shopping cart.
About an hour after Mrs Ada arrived, the candles were lit and the courses started coming. First, plates of six different Venetian cichetti, then the primi of ...
... piazza to the other around the long way, which we managed quite well, and then back the other way. It was quite festive in some ways, with lots of people wading in the water.
In the afternoon we went on a guided walking tour which again was interesting and took us to some tucked away little places. It's amazing how old some of the buildings are here, the earliest being 11th century. One building which our ...
... a meal the previous day so they sought the advice on the best and closest baraco for breakfast. Within minutes Video Girl and Battery Boy were standing at the counter of a tiny bar run by Silvio Dante ordering coffee and toasted sandwiches filled with salami and egg and roasted vegetables. The first couple of sips of espresso coffee had Battery Boy bouncing off the walls and ceiling. A great way to start the day.
After settling in for ...
... impressive. This was the seat of the Venetian government and home of its ruling Doge. The domed staircase gave one the feeling they were going there to see someone important. It was built to show off the power and wealth of the Republic. The government rooms were connected to the prison by the Bridge of Sighs. The 15th century prison (i.e., dungeon), like something from a horror movie, was actually in ...