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1. Driving around Wales....trying to find Cardiff...GPS kept on saying "turn left on slip road....turn right on slip road"....Nikki " I don't think this GPS has a clue....I've read every road sign for the last half hour and there is no road called 'slip'. ( slip road= next exit) 2 . Somehow we managed to be the only tourists in the streets of Belfast completely surrounded by the Protestant Orange ...
... which was most unwelcome as the website had reliably informed us that this would only cost €7 each. Oh well. But as it turned out, this was only the start of our disappointment. The guy we bought our tickets off of did not supply us with a map of any description, which was poor form given that the gardens are kind of on the massive, get lost, never heard from again variety. So we wandered around, relying on the teeny map that we had purchased of Florence way back in England. A ...
... of town down the grand canal. We passed by all the major sights again and got a great view of the city. All the dark and mysterious alleyways echoed the grandness that Venice once radiated. All the old, mildewed mansions that used to host grand parties and carnival balls lined the milky blue waters and cried a silent "help".
I really enjoyed Venice. The combination of good food, beautiful art and grand architecture was brilliant and could never be ...
... we found a music museum that was really horribly boring that we feigned interest in for about 6 minutes before quietly exiting. In the same square we found an art gallery full of naked and exotically dressed male mannequins, which we both found to be much more entertaining.
From that square, we continued walking and checking in every shop so that Emily could look at hats and inevitably get mad that they cost too much. I ...
... see the tomb of St Mark behind the high altar, then climbed to the top of the Basillica to see the 4 bronze horses that were pillaged from Constantinople. Copies of them stand on the roof, as pollution was destroying them. The views from up here were great, and I was lucky to be up there when the Moors struck the bell at 2pm. I then went to the Bridge of Sighs that links the Doges Palace to the old jail. My feet then took me a different route, following new alleys with the hopes ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
- Pets allowed