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Vienna to Venice
Today we left Vienna and drove through the beautiful countryside on our way to Venice, passing through the Vienna Woods, the rolling hills and farm lands, through wonderful green fir tree forests and beautiful blue lakes.
We stopped for our comfort stop,at one of the Autobarns along the highways, the range of food at these …
... Naturally, he wanted some souls in payment for his evil deeds, but the mortal died before she could get him his souls. So now he waits every night at the bridge for his souls. I didn’t see the devil, but then it was the middle of the day. Top tip: If you want to see the devil, visit Torcello at night (might want to take some souls to hand over, just in case).
Today, Torcello is home to only about 20 people. What happened to this once booming centre, you may ask. Well, ...
... to Dad, but we've only been here less than a day, so I have yet to prove it.
This morning we got a late start, and in Venice, that's not good. All the lines for the Basilica and the Doge's palace stretch to the Grand Canal, a good 150 meters away or more. We almost went to Murano, the little island where they make pretty glass, but decided against it after we read the reviews. We eventually decided just to explore the island a little and do ...
... did very little, we
We walked down the street towards St Marks Square and Basilica,
what an amazing place! Venice is a very cool place, we no longer needed to
worry about cars or bikes, it is all pedestrians and boats! Mick had organised
a Gondola ride for us to see the canals and we were served yummy fruity wine
called Bellini while we cruised around the ...
... all the shops are on the canals, because those are their roads do we got to see all the store fronts. There was a very famous Italian family that built much of the city of Venice, they have 15 palaces there. St. Mark’s has the body of St. Mark in it because Venice stole the body from Egypt so that they could have a holy relic. After the gondola we skipped the group dinner and got dinner with Tracy, Lisa, Kelly and Charlene. It was a lot of fun we got some ...