Hotel Forte del 48
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... return to St Marks square did not disappoint. Renzo showed Phil the most expensive hotel in Venice where he could take me next time we visited!! Renzo did advise us not to put even our feet into the water of the canals as it is toxic. Apparently it does not flush to the sea. The water they drink is carted in. Sadly we said our goodbyes, vowing to keep in touch. Our next challenge was getting me on the ship with no sea pass and no water taxi pass. (I was extremely annoyed at ...
Guest Writer: Dan
Do not even get me started on the night train..
It all seemed fine to begin with.. how wrong I was. We said our goodbyes to Vienna and borded the train bound for Venice. We found our seats and made friends with Simon, the sixth person in our six man sleeping compartment. He too was travelling round Europe but much more seriously than us, being one month in to his four month journey through the continent. Another friendly game ...
... of so much Venetian history.
Then we moved on to the Doge Palace on the opposite side of St. Mark’s Square. The Doge was the chief magistrate in Venice. Numerous ante rooms of the Palace were built for waiting guests and important people waiting to see the Doge; all are decorated with plenty of paintings and ornate ceilings. We saw the main room that housed the Senate with the central seating spot for the Doge. ...
... other glass art and diffrent colors that glass can be formed in. We all went to the lace factory and saw some cool patterns. Really appreciated the complexity of the process. We then got free time to go exploring. We went into the church and took a lot of photos of the beautiful place, so much detail in the paintings and things. We then went back to the main square and had a galati and true Italian coffee. It was awesome! I had strawberry ...
... spent the day with gelato and sunshine, reading near the sea. We spent so much time reading near the water that I am currently burnt. At least my powder face sun block works well because I'm all good there. We enjoyed our last few vaporetto and bus rides while making our way to the airport, which is where I currently am. Rome has some big expectations to follow and I'm not sure if it ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility