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... one leaning building, Venice has no straight ones. How true. Come to think of it, I haven't noticed children's collective noises nor seen any sign of schools. Maybe Venice is not for children. Dogs though, small, yappy ones that look very expensive breeds. They come out in the evening for walks. Met up with Denise and Maree from Hamilton who had just finished a 12 day cruise and a couple from Miami who were on their delayed honeymoon. Satisfied ...
... get to experience Venice, it is like no other. The winding cobblestone streets and old ancient buildings, each one so unique. The best part, there are no vehicles allowed, just people walking or taking water taxi's or water boats. Its so amazing knowing all the extra work business's have to put in on a daily basis, everything has to be walked onto the island. All the food for restaurants, or beds for hotels. It's just so extraordinary. I can hardly wrap my mind around it. I can't ...
... amazing around every corner.
On the Saturday night Cristina and I headed over to the mainland to celebrate a friend of hers birthday. I can't really begin to describe what fun it was, even with me not knowing a word of Italian and understanding about 5 percent of all conversations.
We started with cocktails and snacks at a small, trendy bar, where girls were boxing in a ring just outside on the street. (still not sure why), and ...
... the price about doubles if you sit down. That was lunch.
Walked to the Ponte deglie scalzi which wasn't as spectacular as the Rialto, then to the tre ponti, again poor cousins to the other bridges I have seen. Just meandered my way back and found myself at the end of the street I had been living in and bumped into Peter.
Had a Gelato for arvo tea.
Walked towards the Peggy Guggenheim Museum, which has some nice looking, modern, ...
... When the platform was finally announced 15 minutes before we were due to
leave the crowds all swarmed to the train…I was surprised by a ‘helpful Italian
lad who offered to lift my bag on to the train…as I followed him up the steps I
realised that he would be after a tip and I had no coins…he wasn’t impressed
when I said no cash…so I offered him a muesli bar tip instead J
The train ride to Venice was ...