Hotel Minerva & Nettuno
Travel Blogs from Venice
... our hotel among the hundreds of small alley type streets. We have an incredible room with a second story view over one of the canals. Sandy is content to watch the gondolas go by our place and wave at the people. It is a hostel, which means we have to share a shower room with other people. (Not at the same time!) We will see how that goes in the morning. My embarrassing story of the trip happened today. In Europe they call the second floor, the first floor. We are on the ...
... with me is getting a bit then. Today, he told me that if I called one more thing "pretty" or "beautiful" on this trip he was going to get REALLY frustrated with me.
What can I do? Everything we've seen has been beautiful! I'm going to look up some new words tonight in Austrian (is that even a language?) so I'm prepared to call things pretty tomorrow, without getting in trouble.
After a fairly long trip from Pisa with a two hour layover in Florence, we finally arrived in Venice. During our couple of hours in Florence we stumbled upon the Santa Maria Novella church which was really beautiful and the only Americano I've been able to find so far. A woman asking me where I got it from at the train station made me feel like I'm not the only one who's struggled with finding actual cups of coffee thus far!
We took a bus to the ...
... in that category, 2nd is the square in Brussels and 3rd is the square in Siena, Italy. After a scenic water bus ride where I was mistaken for a local by a French man (haha, as if I looked Italian), we dismounted at the S. Marco station and headed to the Palazzo Ducale and the Basilica di San Marco. The place was beautiful. We saw the gondola and the boatmen, but we opted to save our cash and just watch other people take the boat.
The pigeons ...
... guess maybe no one appreciates their own back yard.
As we cross the Italian border the rain clears and the temperature increases rapidly, here I think we will finally feel summer! We arrive at our hotel by boat, carrying our hand luggage as there has been a festival that day and the ferry which would normally take the bus is unable to do so. Our cases will arrive in Italian time....and it takes 3 hours in the end to see them. We are staying ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility