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Day 31 Venice
We left Ljubliana to make our way to Venice. After a short drive we entered Italy and stopped at some services for a lunch break. It was a little backward having to pay for your food first then pick it up from another counter using the receipt but somehow 50 people bought sandwiches. So after our first Italian stop we hit the road again for a few hours until we arrived at the port.
We exited the bus knowing that we would get to enter Venice by ...
... for hospitality and breakfast although a fantastic location on the canal and a very nice room. There is no internet here even though it was meant to be included which is more then frustrating as more and more days are going by without blog updates. I already know that our two weeks is becoming a bit of a blur and looking back and reading what we did and looking at the photos will be fun once we get home! Obviously everyone else thought internet ...
... 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 ...
The weather has returned, glorious sunshine, in Italy I expect nothing less. Arrived in Venice and it did not disappoint. It is just magic wandering up and down the lanes past shops selling all sorts of wonders (no doubt catering to the extensive tourist population), but there are some absolute gems in amongst the $2 shop variety.
Watching how life is conducted with no wheel based transport (apart from handcarts) is ...