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... experience and a great way to end our Italian extravaganza.
After our gondola ride, we did a little souvenir shopping and had our last fill of Italian gelato. When we were all done, we took a bus back to our hotel for the evening, and got packed up and ready for our flight on Saturday afternoon back to Germany.
Our Italy trip was so much fun, and is something I will never forget. I'm so thankful we were able to go while we were here! I hope ...
... of grits and, by my estimation, inedible. B4 agrees and swaps hers for an elaborate fruit plate option which is quite good. I break my Atkins diet induction period at this moment and enjoy the abbreviated side dish of fruit which salvages my egg plate. That represents the first sugar I’ve had in a long while.
Three weeks ago, I tipped the scale at a worrisome 196 pounds so I reengaged with my trusty Atkins diet giving up all carbs, all sugar ...
... back to our hotel down the dark streets of Venice. The second night we ate at La Mascareta in the neighborhood: Castello. Thanks Genna for a wonderful recommendation! It was worth the walk and getting lost down so many back streets, truly!
And while I’m on the topic of food, lets just get this biggie (and important topic) out of the way.... I was most excited for the dinners, the red wine, and the gelato. Gelato first! I ...
... place ever in Venice was certainly worth it. I took more pictures of the gelato, cannolis, pizza, and wine than of anything else in Venice. Pictures of Jason and me with nude statues were a close second. We are so immature.
We decided to head back to the ship and travel like the locals. We went off route with city boats, buses, a people mover, and then scaled a wired fence to save another half mile walk ...
... at that point we didn't realize that and were just excited to be back in Italy; we grabbed the number 5 bus and settled in for the ride to Piazzale Roma on the island of Venice.
Two months before our trip, we had reserved and made a deposit on an apartment in Piazza San Marco. On Tuesday, a mere four days before we were due to arrive, I received an email from the rental company saying that there was ...