- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... photo class and blended in at the back with them for a bit, snapping some great photos of a lady in costume posing for them in front of the Basilica. I also got some great morning shots of St. Mark's square devoid of tourists just before the dawn broke. Hungry and ready for a break from the cold February morning chill, I headed back to the hotel for breakfast which was set on a backdrop of a balcony overlooking a canal. The ...
... of the way home we past Coin the department store where the large sale (up to 70%) was still going. We went inside and did a spot of shopping.....Geoff found some great shorts and a t-shirt, the boys shorts, and I picked up a couple of tops and a great suede jacket/top. After this we decided to head back to the hotel for a siesta. It was about 4pm by the time we got back and the boys were keen for some chilling time. We used the time to catch up reading, sleeping ...
... by quickly and after two hours we were on the narrow highway connecting Venice with the mainland of Italy. With views out every window of clear blue sea and adorable little Italian houses in sight on the island, it seemed like we were arriving in paradise. Stepping out on the platform in Venice, we were basically right. Clearly several thousand other tourists thought the same, as the city was swarming, but this did not take away from the ...
... there were boats with building materials on, beer barrels on, boats collecting rubbish - all fairly small craft because they still have to get under the bridges, most of which are not that large. Boats are the "car of Venice".
When we were tired of looking under the bridges, we looked at the bridges! Most have steps so imagine if you are a trader moving produce from one area to another or are collecting rubbish or even a tourist with ...
... was line work) and then a final suburban train across from Venice mainland to the island. Oh and note, there wasn't much difference between first class and second on the bus – just leather(ette) seats and we had to lift our own luggage into the luggage hold! Oh and we had to pay for tea and coffee on the train even though we were in first class!
The first sight of Venice we had after getting to the island was, San Simeone Piccolo Church and LOTS ...