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... just iceberg lettuce......$7.50 not well spent.
DAY 8 Venice (rest day, hurrah)
Yah, our first rest day which meant no bikes, just a bunch of exploring the city. Since it's peak season here, the crowds of tourists are unfathomable. I thought the Sydney Easter Show was over crowded. Here you get a heightened sense of 'crowd' since there are so many millions more people around. The vaparetto is the ...
... at me for help with translation, but I could only pick out a few words and was no help to her! Soon the woman picked it up, wrapped it in a bag and stuck it in Sarah's purse. Of course! What did she think Sarah was going to do with it?
With the beer safely stashed away in Sarah's purse, we returned to the apartment. Having practiced unlocking the door multiple times before leaving, we were able to get right in. I took a shower, went to bed to blog and.... passed out. ...
We were leaving Venice today for Florence, and although we were excited to visit a new city, we were both a little despondent to be leaving beautiful Venice. The weather matched our moods, as the sky was heavy with grey clouds and it was threatening rain; we chose to hop on a water boat to the train station rather than risk getting soaked walking through the city. Once at the train station, we loaded ourselves up with snacks for the journey, and sat ...
... of the famous David statue. There wasn't much to see there so we went straight back to our apartment. In the afternoon we went on a quest. The girls had researched the possibility of hiring mopeds to get around Florence. Can't you just imagine six of us on three mopeds, zipping around. Unfortunately, or maybe fortunately, we weren't able to hire as Dad was the only one who brought his driving licence. Dash it all! But hey there was always shopping to do. ...
... italian haha) and then decided to buy some food before we walked to the hostel. We went into the supermarket, and what a different style they have! You have to put on plastic gloves, go select your fruit, type in the fruit code, weigh it, and print a label and bag it. Then you take all your things to the checkout where they scan everything. We walked for about 15-20 mins and found our little house at the end of a ...