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We woke up tired and not really rearing to go today. Was a massive day getting to Venice, then the boat accident, then the fire works, then the two bottles of Chianti. But today is a boat ride to; and little tour of the Murano Glass factory. I am not sure how many factories are left, but this tour was complimentary from …
... in Italy. As a bonus, there was a political rally for a cabinet election. They had quite a party with music and beer. So we were treated to some great music and people watching. We have to admit we were equally entertained by the canines. They went everywhere with people and were really well behaved. For our slow day, we walked 8.7 miles. We planned on an early start in the morning because we had a 8:48 am train to Milan to Ventimiglia to Nice. ...
... with Tnj why this keeps happening. He suspected that perhaps Italian men are more forward or are used to being quite up front about these things. That same night I receive some very, very strange whatsapp messages from Mike, the Swiss guy I met. Examples include an abrupt question of, "Would u stay with me if ever u come back? ;)" I replied with how little I knew him and how unlikely a prospect this would be.
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... masks because it was Carnevale of course! You can't go to Venice at Carnevale and not buy a mask... We then had lunch and went on a gondola ride! The guys in the striped shirts who row the gondolas were really nice and it was so weird being directed around streets made of water! We eventually found St. Mark's Square and the giant basilica where we took pictures and walked around before heading out for dinner. Venice was everything I dreamed it would be!
... and whatever else was there. Caught the vaporetto which took us past San Michele (the island cemetery for Venice) and out to Murano. At the dock it was suggested we check out a glass blowing demo to the left, we went in, paid 3 euros each and received a total of about 5 minutes demonstration. The very happy & gracious man (not) doing it finished with the words, "demonstration over, you go now, prego" and then we were ...