Hotel Minerva & Nettuno
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... back to the Hotel, sometimes in circles. That night we enjoyed "happy hour" on the rooftop to celebrate Helen's birthday with a platter and of course Italian wine. Later that night we went looking for a wine bar which Rod insisted was easy to find, to no avail..... again we spent some time going around in circles....... Thursday most of the day was spend at St Marks Square, starting with the Doge's Palace which ...
Italians are so demonstrative in their greetings!
Malcolm’s plane was delayed, so I was glad to see Lizzie and
Tim when they arrived at 6.45pm, so I had some company. When Malcolm cleared
customs we sorted out the rental cars. Had quite a challenge in the carpark,
first working out how to turn the engine on, then doing 2 laps of the carpark
looking for the exit - which we missed on our first lap because we were still
... sun. On the northern arch are 4 horses which are replicas of the 4 built in the 13th century. We wandered around the basilica taking the Rick Steves tour. Full of mosaics, it is not unlike the church we saw in Monreale, Sicily. Our favourite part was the ascension dome which has spectacular 13th century mosaics which shows Christ above depictions of the virtues. After taking it all in we headed to the terrace. You have to go up about 100 stairs and enter through the museum. The ...
... s very tasty. The owner is also a very charismatic guy and speak very good English. They have the menu in many languages. It's not in the easiest place to find but there are so many customers. I get it's the cheapest you can find in Venice. They packed them in takeaway boxes and we ate them on the street outside. Great choice. Should have checked earlier. Lesson learnt.
Train travel from Venice
The railway station in Venice is Santa Lucia train station ...
... lots of desert' and about Bellagio,' George Clooney has a villa there- nice man, George Clooney' and our new Pope,' I think he might be too nice- he kisses babies you know.' He walked so slowly that we were nearly standing still- not good for a person like me who power walks everywhere! We finally reached our water taxi and got taken out to Murano.
Amazing watching the process of the glass blowing, and even more mind-blowing seeing the things they produce. Beautiful, beautiful ...