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... booted from the Hotel Cipriani. On our way back, we saw a wedding at the Church of Santissimo Redentore (the Most Holy Redeemer). Lunch was along the canal opposite_Venice proper, and we talked to people who were from one of many cruise_ships that we saw in_Venice during our stay. For lunch we actually found our first real salad (non-ice burg lettuce, tomatoes, and other traditional salad items). Julie had this and Don continued his seafood tour_of_Italy.
... and grandparent in the terminal, for 4 hours. By 2pm, the terminal had run out of food, and Jon left to find lunch. Around then, the cruise line finally came up with a plan - bus everyone 3hrs East to Trieste. Thanks to our social babies, another passenger told us to get up to the counter. Good thing, as soon as the staff saw babies, we got a personal escort out to the first bus, past every line.
What followed was another 3 ...
Today was a great day in Venezia! We got up and wanted to head right for one of the main attractions called the Plazza San Marco! We wandered through the streets and bridges crossing canals to get to the giant square. There were literary hundreds of shops with Venetian glass and these carnival masks for sale. There was also tons of great food places and gelato shops! Our breakfast consisted of a cup of fresh fruit and pizza! lol
After about half ...
... for renting motor
boats or kayaks.
I saw a column proudly announcing that there is a committee aiming to
get Venice as the venue for the 2020 Olympic games. We finally found
two internet points. They charge 8E per hour or 30E for 10 hours.
Later Steve found a restaurant near our apartment which told him he
could use their wi-fi access if he buys a meal. Tonight we had
everything in the kitchen soup.
... was on the back of the mask. We put the masks on and walked around for the rest of the day.
Since it was so cold we needed something warm to drink to warm up. In Venice they sell warm wine. The thought of it was disgusting but the flavor was surprisingly good, and it definitely warmed us up. They also had the richest, darkest, warmest hot chocolate I had ever tried. Venice was a great success.
Sad to say goodbye to Venice but glad we were returning home to ...