Travel Blogs from Limena
... Marco (St Marks Square to the uninitiated !) where we join the throng ogling at the sights. A big cruise ship makes it's way along the waterway in front of us, Look at all those lucky people on board waving to us from their balcony and decks, wish we could do that too! Hang on, we just might! It is now high tide and the water is starting to spread over the square and feet are getting wet! Hope we get out of here before the whole place ...
... I had read that it was quieter and also that the Peggy Guggenheim Collection was there. I found a great bistro that was recommended on Trip Advisor. My lunch was really beautiful - for starter, a plate of buffalo mozzarella, rocket and tomato, and for main, the most delicious fettuccine I've had in my life with porcini mushrooms. Yum! After a lovely lunch, I wandered a few minutes away to Peggy Guggeheim's house. Peggy Guggenheim was from ...
... and the top certification of "Cleanship" as well as Comfort 1 by Bureau Veritas. These are essential requirements for sailing in extreme conditions with no impact on the environment. The latest in technology is astounding -- and will allow "close to shore" exploration on one of the smallest ships to maneuver through so many islands and fjords.
Robin's Route - to the Icecap
Greenland is the second largest island ...
... Now I know why there were these special plug-in bug zappers on the shelf outside of our room. Not to compete with the red spots, but for me it was a grease spot. You know how you can fold a piece of pizza in half and eat it. I tried that. Dripped grease on my rain coat and pants - what a slob. Tried washing it out - no luck. But, Skype to the rescue. I called Kim, she told me what to do - use dish washing soap. I'm as good as new. As for Kaysha, several days if itching ahead.
... Venice. We arrived late in the afternoon to be met by a string of gondolas to whisk our tour group to our hotel which is located right on the Grand Canal.
The gondolas take a maximum of 6 people at a time but as we were arranging ourselves into groups of 6 Barbara, our Tour Director, said to Mike and myself that seeing we had a recent anniversary we could have a group of 4. So ourselves, plus Michelle and Peter, boarded the first gondola ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking