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... hotel where we enjoyed our last included group dinner. Spaghetti entree was so good.
Unfortunately our camera is coming up with a 'communications area' when we attempt to download photos to the laptop. We think, and are hoping it is just a faulty connection lead and with a bit of luck will be able to buy a new one in Rome, or at worst in Vienna when we catch up with Lisi after Greece. So no photos on the blog for a while.
Off to Rome tomorrow :)
... Giorgio Maggiore ... An island just across from St. Marks Square. There is a beautiful church on the island designed by Palladio.a. It has a bell tower with an elevator that provides great views from the top.
Took the vaporetto to Accademia stop where we walked to a waterfront cafe for a glass of wine and people-watched for awhile. Walked back to hotel for a rest before dinner.
We had the best dinner of our trip at the Al Covo ... A charming ...
... has changed. Even the same experiences are slightly askew the second time around. The memory of the place remains sacred, and new experiences are formed, separate but layered into the old memories. We have visited new places too. We went to Palermo in Sicily, Salerno and Pompeii, Florence and Pisa. They were all beautiful. The only town in Italy I haven't enjoyed was Napoli. Salerno is perhaps an hour train from Naples, but so much nicer. It is the perfect sized town, being ...
Dinner was at tiny Mascaron back in the Castello, a favorite of ours for ten years. It HAS now made it into Rick's book. As the number of Americani has increased, the proportion of lobster in the pasta seems to have decreased, but the food's still good and the shaggy proprietor is always welcoming. Last late night boat ride home. Love to see the huge Venetian chandeliers light up the windows.
Will pack in the morning.
... quietly. We saw lots of interesting sites while being driven around the canals. Transportation of goods is interesting, lots of taxis piled high with furniture, food, etc. We also saw a funeral, with the coffin in a boat being taken across the canal. In the evening we were taken on a motor boat cruise along the Guidecca Canal where the guide pointed out all the palaces built by ...