Relais Leon D'Oro
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... beautiful and there are several pairs of shoes I would love to buy.
Venice must have high humidity. The daily temperature has been about 23 degrees Celsius but it feels much hotter. Must be all that water.
After a bit of a sleep, I thought I really should go and have a proper look at St Mark's Square. So I played the tourist and had a walk around ...
... bathroom, dining room, laundry, mezzanine level with two single beds which is Ally's retreat, queen size fold out couch for Louis and a queens size bedroom for us, perfect. Also has louvred windows. Once we unloaded we headed to the tourist info centre for directions to a supermarket, got hot dogs for early dinner. After that called into a coffee shop with wifi and headed home to play cards and off to ...
... it was under cover unfortunately but after waiting in line a long time we were pretty impressed with the mosaics. We spent the rest of the day getting lost in the backstreets and trying to avoid the crowds in the San Marco area. An afternoon thunderstorm drove the masses away and we then got a free go at the place. Mum I am really enjoying Campari Spritz! We found a cute little bar area where we had dinner and then ...
... estate here is $5000 Euro per square metre, and on top of that you must also be prepared to pay for the constant upkeep due to the moving ground. Most cannot afford this, and therefore move to the mainland. Taxes here are 54%!! I may never moan about taxes in NZ again lol.
Anyway I found all that out on our walking tour through the city, was very informative, and really fascinating. A walking tour is the way to see the place. We got to go inside St ...
... to the square. It was slightly flooded, but they had platforms to walk on where the water was high. We took some pictures but realized the Basilica had a long line so we decided to wander some more. We stopped in a store to grab a sandwich to split because we hadn't really had breakfast. We got prosciutto and formaggio on a baguette- delicious. It gave us enough energy to wonder for a couple more hours, and admire the small, windy streets and the ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility