Villa Parco Hotel
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... tour with my friend Sue). Well we are certainly 'together' now! :)
I'm loving my time with him....I feel fortunate and content and thinking as I write this, that that's a good way to feel as I approach my 50th birthday. Eeeekk who wants to be 50!?! But then the alternative is not good and as David says, its worth celebrating as you get older when you have your happiness and health.
Back on the hotel shuttle bus ready for our day in ...
... pricey and we didn't want to deal with hordes of people at that point. We wandered over to the other side of the island and walked along the waterfront promenade stopping for, of course, a gelato. Ran into a fairly large group of demonstrators protesting the large cruise ships that dock in Venice. They were fairly peaceful,but we're setting off smoke bombs so we ducked down an alleyway. Very convenient and interesting to explore in Venice ... All these little alleyways and small ...
... cover charge (what?) and required gratuity...they get ya coming and going! Now we'll be on the lookout for these charges before we sit down! Next was Piazza San Marco which was really just a huge courtyard filled with pigeons. As usual, the tourists were feeding the pigeons...reminded me of the beach, but here people were allowing these dirty birds to sit on their shoulders! Yuck! Anyway, Alyssa then suggested that we get ...
... our room before heading out for the day.
When you read and talk about different places you picture in your mind what it would look like. The picture we had in our minds of Venice is nothing like it is. Venice is an island and accessed by one main road and train track in and out, essentially surrounded by water. Not what we were expecting. There were several things we wanted to see in this city but we also knew that we had all day to take it all ...
... basilica and the like, before deciding to head back.On
our way back past where the police were, there were now more of them.
From what we could perceive.... It may have been a dead body. With the
way the blanket was positioned how it was. We will be checking the news!
It was actually quite scary and creepy. We briskly walked back
to the hotel for a relaxing viewing of a CSI episode before falling into
deep sleep after our day of much walking! Rest was much ...