Hotel Villa Orio
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... historical areas of Venice including the Palazzo Ducale and Saint Mark's Basilica, and we are actually given permission to take photos in them and not have to pay 2 euros to see the back of the church. Once we have been to a few of the art museums (with art that actually made sense), we decide it's time for a seafood lunch. There's a quaint restaurant on the island of Giudecca, facing the main island, with shaded tables and crisp white umbrellas. ...
... We all thought we would have to get a loan to eat there, but it was very yummy inexpensive food and heaps of it! We booked for lunch today as well, but I think if I eat lunch there I won't have any room for our New Year's Eve dinner!! We have booked in to a restaurant at the Hilton tonight which is right across from San Marco square, so we can sit in warmth and watch the fire works without the thousands of people!!......good thinking Kerry It's 7.30am ...
... pickpockets in Venice is in this church, and Venice has conveniently located a police station close by to report thefts. How many ways is this wrong? Of course this is the number one spot. Eight thousand targets are wandering around looking up in a dark and crowded church. It is at this point that I need to add that as we prepped for this port in the morning, I, who have had all of my anti-theft devices securely in place this entire trip with no problems at ...
... where I am or how to get to where I'm going" looks on their faces. I could have wandered through the Venetian streets for days, though. I will never tire of Italian streets!
The stores were filled with beautiful Murano glass products (hand crafted on the island of Murano, which I unfortunately didn't make it to) and spectacular masks. Every year there is "Il Carnevale" (The Carnival) in Venice; a festival similar to Mardi Gras where people dress up in masks according ...
... back at me...said she was sorry and walked away.
So I´m assuming the clerk (who had to know we were not together) thought it would be no problem to take another customers money to pay for another customers groceries because she didn`t have enough change to provide!! Never heard of such a thing. No worries though. It`s just the point right...mom always said tha..."Shana, it`s just the point."
Ahh Venice...good old Venice...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Villa Orio Venice
The staff is so friendly and helpful. The rooms are beautiful and the bathrooms are great. Such a nice change from sleeping in a smelly hostel.
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