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... and the apartment door was like, across my backyard distance away, if they stuck their head out the window, we could hear them. I decided to try this orange drink I had seen everyone having, called a spritz. It is prosecco (sparkly white wine) and aperol, some orange liquor. Mark had a beer. Well, the spritz was not so good... Kind of... I don't know weird. I did not like it. It came with a slice of orange in it, and an olive (weird). Anyway, we were really tired, so ...
... started our tour. She was very knowledgeable about Venice's history -- and if retain 25% of that information, I would be ecstatic. We went through the Doge's Palace and the Basilica with Federica, and I'll see what points I can remember here in list form:
- The Republic of Venice was ruled by a Doge. A Kingdom has a King, the Republic had an elected Doge.
- The government of Venice also ruled over the church
- The symbol of the flying lion is a symbol of ...
... 18. THEN it's about 11am, we've got to be back to check in by 2pm at the very latest. Walk from airport terminal to Pier, about 10 minutes away, wanting to head to Burano, BUT you have to get to Murano first, another €60 return, Burano is another half hour away and another €56 return Burano-Murano. So ..... Given we have a 20 minute wait until the next Murano boat and it's a 30 minute boat ride there and 30 minute boat ride back, ...
A relatively early start this morning so we could retrace our steps to a lovely little cafe/bakery that we passed yesterday and had a great Italian breakfast. That prepared us for six hours of solid Venetian shopping. If shopping were an Olympic sport, Shirley would have won the Gold, Silver and Bronze medals for the last 30 years!!! We soaked up the atmosphere of the ...
... he goes to sleep.
Tomorrow we're meeting up with another family, the Meyers, whom we will be traveling with for the next 3 weeks. Angel and I first met in 1988 and we were roommates for some years before she met and married Oscar, moved to Wisconsin, and had 3 children. We've traveled with them before (a cruise in the Caribbean 5 years ago) and it was a blast. We're looking forward to spending more time with them.