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Travel Blogs from Jesolo Lido
We went on a
bullet train to Venice. We went to Saint Mark's church. It had a great big gold,
ruby, emerald, sapphire and diamond wall. And I loved that. Even we went on a
gondola. Me and my family went on the Bridge of Sighs, and we saw lots of amour
and weapons from the medieval times in the Doger’s Palace.
It’s really cool in
Venice because they don’t have roads and cars, they have canals and boats.
... centre gave us a snippet about Slovenia's past. It also gave us a chance to have a swim in the Adriatic. It was so warm and clear.
We left Piran and headed north-east for Postonja and a tour of the limestone caves. The caves extend for about 60 km and so to reach where the tour actually starts it is necessary to take a small train underground for a journey of about 3 km. It takes about 10 minutes. At the end of the tour and before we re-boarded the train for ...
... swell a little we reached the hotel and sank into the bed for an hour or so.
Time to eat again and where to for dinner? We picked our direction and proceeded up the street and found a nice looking restaurant that had a garden out the back. Can't remember the name but the service and choice was good. Di saw pork chops on the menu and was in her glory but Pete decided that Venician Specialty calamari was the go. Di nearly gagged when mine came out. The sauce is made with ...
... first glimpse of the Grand Canal. As its still pouring, we're glad of the opportunity to buy some cheap rain gear from some local street vendors. It would be wrong at this point not to mention the stylish rain capes bought by the ladies. Suffice to say, Prada was given a run for its money! I've seen pictures of Venice: I've watched Bond sail his luxury yacht through the canals in Casino Royal, I've seen ...
... years after the war ended. They would only be at peace if they could be buried next to their dead comrades. Kind of touching, really. If that wasn’t enough to tug at your heartstrings, the stones that had been placed near a particular grave to make out the words ‘Tato Pamietam’, which according to Google Translate in English means ‘I remember dad’. It was enough to bring a tear to your eye.
As much fun as it would have been to hang around Cassino ...