Hotel Corte Ongaro
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We are currently in Venice. A few of us are waiting for our pizza/ pasta to arrive for lunch. Authentic Italian lunch :) This morning we went to a glass blowing demo, and then shopped for glass. After that we toured the crazy alleys of Venice, then went and toured the canals on gondolas. After lunch we're going to the Doge's palace before free ...
... a popular summer retreat just outside Venice. Last night a few of us went to the beach which is two blocks from the hotel. We all went into the Adriatic Sea. The other students stayed at the hotel to try to connect to the patchy wifi. Today we are off to Venice for a city tour, glass blowing demo. and, most importantly, a gondola ...
... and Van Gogh among others. After going through the art exhibit, we sketched the Basilica and grabbed some lunch. After lunch, we took taxis to the countryside right outside Vicenza to see Villa Rotunda. This was a very special building for me personally, because I remember one of the first works of architecture that I ever studied was in my architecture class with Mr. Shapiro at Loyola Blakefield, and Mr. Shapiro had me draw the plans and elevations of Villa ...
... a delicious Verona grape white wine. Yep. I really fancied wine with dinner. Only a small glass mind. No drunkard friends this doesn't mean I am now a drinker. Just maybe occasionally when I'm in Italy!
Happy with our delicious meal and overly content with another gorgeous day in Italy we headed back to the hotel. Tomorrow - Milan! Huzzah! And then to Nice tomorrow night.
Tomorrow night I will be in France. crazy. Nearly home. Am I ready? Not sure.
... and eating we just sat and chilled. Watched TV, checked our bus timetables online, chatted to the boy as much as our language barrier would allow us. As the night came, my friend got a little bit nervous about everything. We started thinking about going somewhere else. But it was dark, we could not communicate properly and we did not know how close is a place with more people. At the end, we just all went to 'sleep'. I slept for some time, ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking