Hotel Carlton Capri
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... s, but its soaring light filled interior has a simple elegance that is more beautiful in many ways.
Back on the boat, down the Grand Canal to La Salute, the plague church, built in thanksgiving that only one third of the population died. We were just inside when they started jangling the keyring indicating locking up for lunch break. It was a very quick look, but this church is much more beautiful from the outside anyway. Another boat ride and a ...
... a gondola ride (or at least that's what I told Jamie)! A great first day! Day two we had pre-booked our entrance into Basilica Di San Marco before we left Canada, which proved to be a good decision because there was a crazy line up of people waiting! It was a beautiful, very gothic looking church with 24carat gold leafing mosaics on the ceiling. After that we headed to the Rialto Market again to see all the fish this time (when we got there yesterday they were all packing up). ...
... is crazy.
Back to the ride over to Venice from mainland - the water ways were amazing to me. Boats and vessels of all shapes and sizes were like litter on the Laguna Veneta, (Venetian Lagoon) the water ways. Then, we didn't realise about the festival. There were two Tall Ship replicas, speed boats were churning by with toddler sized children perched on the bows holding onto the boats' rails. OOOOh shivers through my body watching ...
... and hit most key spots more than once per day. Bobbing and weaving and getting lost was the best way to find the best restaurants, and if you are willing to venture away from the crowds the more unique and inexpensive the shops and ristorantes became. We ventured to Murano on day three. Known for its glass factories, we were both disappointed that Venice wasn't our last stop so we could make some unique purchases. Overall in Venice, prosecco truly ...
... appetizer (which had all kinds of interesting sea creatures - some the waiter/owner couldn't translate), then each of us had a pasta course: rigatoni with ragu, gnocchi scampi and spaghetti seppia nero (squid ink) and, for a second course, we shared a sea bass in a salt crust. Way too much food! But we had to have dessert. So, I asked for a recommendation and was told the tiramisu was the best, his mother's recipe. So, tiramisu it was. ...