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... reach the island of Murano. This island is famous for its glass and there are glass works everywhere. We wander the streets and canals admiring all the beautiful glass objects. They range from jewellery to statues; lampshades to glasses. Almost anything you can think of and they make it in glass. Some of the plates and bowls are amazing. And everything is done in their own particular style, since each glass factory has their own artists designing and producing. We ...
... for the most spectacular views over Venice. You can actually see the Alp mountains on a clear day.
Is Venice sinking.
Venice has been battling rising water levels since the fifth century. But today the water is winning. Due to many factors, including global warming, Venice now floods about 100 times per year-usualy from October until late winter - a phenomenon called the aqua alta. Underwater mobile gates have ...
... graded to a twin dorm with private bathroom rather than the 4 bed dorm so we are super happy! It's a nice 27° today but a lot more humid than the last few days. We caught the train into Venice for only €2.50 and first stop was for gelato! Wow it's amazing! Probably going to consume so much of it over the next week! We had a quick wander along the Main Street, staying on track so we could make it back to the square for the free walking ...
... so I went ahead and checked out the clock tower across the plaza. They only had an elevator, which I reluctantly took. From the top I was able to look out over the square and the city but the canals weren't visible making Venice appear to be a typical city. Gabriele met me at the base of the tower and we headed out to lunch, stopping in random churches along the way. We saw a man who was feeding the pigeons and had several that were just sitting on his arms, shoulder and head - which ...
We took a
bullet train to Venice which only took 3 ½ hours from Rome to get there. It was
really fast: up to 280 kph. When we
arrived at Venice we took a water taxi to our home. The streets are canals and the cars are
boats: it was really awesome!
I bought a
mask as a souvenir to take home. In February they have Carnevale in Venice
which is a pre lent ...