Hyatt Place Baton Rouge/I-10
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Day 1 May 10 Sa Baton Rouge: Flights to Atlanta, Paris and Venice
Day 2 May 11 Su Venice: Arrived in Venice about 330 pm- Van to Hotel Chiare- Dinner in Nearby Restaurant- Early to bed
Day 3 May 12 M Venice: Vaparetto on Grand Canal to San Marco, Lunch in Square, Return to Hotel-shopping at the Coop, Van to San Basilio Terminal on the Canale Della Guidecca - Board Windsurf at about ...
Following John's tactic, we set our early Tuesday morning the 27th to be at the front of the queue for admission to St. Mark's Basilica at San Marco. We succeeded beyond expectations and found ourselves first in the queue much like John the previous day at the Campanile. Not having posted John's winning form previously, it is included along with Sara's.
St. Mark's, located ...
Ok I admit to being a "boat person", so I was fascinated by the boats on the canals and Lagoon of Venice. Whereas this posting will likely to be of interest only to those individuals of a similar persuasion, it's apparent that Venice only works because of its boats which move both the people and the freight into, out, and within the city.
Here's a summary of the types of boats that can be seen in the canals and Lagoon of the city.
Vaparetto (water ...
Already reported was our visit to the naval museum (Museo Storica Navale) located within 10 minute walk from San Marco. Not being a large tourist destination, we were able to navigate four out of the five floors of the museum without fighting large crowds. However, the early closing of the museum limited our museum time to about 90 minutes.
The museum contains naval artifacts and a collection of ...
Back to our starting point with 4557 miles and 672 gallons of fuel behind us.
We really enjoyed the experience although we were gone for 17 days; it seems some stops weren't long enough, but we were all getting a bit homesick.
We were blessed with ...
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