Hotel Terme Helvetia
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... in the hope he would beckon us in but he never returned. We decided to have a wander until our pager buzzed.
An hour later we got the call and within minutes of turning up were shown to a table for 2. My mind cast back to Davide. Maybe his 2 fingers weren’t saying ‘table for 2?!!’
During service an apologetic Davide came over and explained that the first evening is always chaos but if we wanted we can choose any seat and he will ensure it ...
... at the main map outside the train station, got my landmark and general direction, and off I went (without a map by the way). It seemed easy enough. After over an hour of what should have been only 45 minutes, I decided to buy a map from one of the countless tourist shops. After finding out where I was, close to where I started by the way, I drew my route out and off I went. When I arrived at my original landmark close to the hostel, I saw the first other ...
... ever built, the only other furniture in the room is a chair and the small desk. A tray holding the coffee pot and supplies takes up almost half the desk top leaving just enough room to set up a lap top. There is little room for "extra stuff" if you plan to use the desk top for a computer or writing. I did use a 4" x 4" cardboard tray on the desk to hold small items like loose change and my lipstick and ...
... hallway. That was our only option too. So for three and a half hours we stood and awkwardly sat on the floor and luggage when possible. Not very fun at all. But the view of the Alps made it easer, along with the two friends we made from Germany, Katy and Elizabeth (and her dog Ardi). We stood near them and talked for awhile and eventually teamed up with them to nab the next seats that ...
... Castello behind the Zaccaria area. We found a bar there that seemed to be a favourite with gondoliers, so we took that as a good sign and stepped in. Fabulous coffee and friendly service - Al Vecio Penasa, in Calle delle Rasse, Castello.
We were just a block in from the vaporetto stop, so off we went to find the vaporetto for Burano - the island of lacemakers and houses painted in all the colours of the rainbow.
The boat went via the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center