Hotel Alla Salute
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... a building owned by the richest man in France, the old glass factory and many other canal-side sights. After the tour we headed back to our hotel to chill... literally! It was 33 degrees today! We laid down and watched some Fringe before going back out to find some dinner. Venice is extremely expensive so we just bought some slices of pizza and some gelato then came back to the hotel where we stayed for the rest of the ...
... the Virgin, which would involve a procession from San Marco to the Salute. As this would involve crossing the canal, the site was chosen for easy access. The annual feast - known as the Festa della Salute - is still held every November 21, when a temporary bridge is constructed over the Grand Canal. Damn shame its only a temporary bridge as our walk back to the apartment would have been a lot quicker - :-P
We headed back to the apartment for a ...
... but this is something else. Words really can’t describe the artistry and architecture inside the building, but then again, it is the birthplace and home of the Roman Catholic Church, so it was hardly going to be average, was it? After wandering about, slack jawed; we headed downstairs to the crypt, where the remains of many Popes are laid to rest. Pope John Paul II is here along with most of the 20th century Popes. Many earlier Popes are also laid to rest here. You ...