Il Mercante di Venezia
Travel Blogs from Venice
... arriving about 2.30pm. The trip from the airport was not without incident when Video Girl panicked on the water bus when she heard one of the bus attendants tell another attendant there were leeks everywhere on the water bus. Video Girl stopped searching for a life jacket when she discovered that a Welsh tourist had accidentally left a bag of leeks on the water bus and they had spilled onto the floor.
... by one of the canals. Mum, Ellan, Lorraine and Kent enjoyed more wine and Aperol Spritz and Bronaugh and I took advantage of the beautiful night lights glistening on the canals and spent this time taking photos. We had a wonderful time with Intrepid and felt very blessed by the little group we had, and the wonderful girls who we were able to share our adventures with. We know we will be seeing them again someday and the wine will flow! Our last day in Venice was a bit of a palaver ...
... stop we managed to force our way inside and stand cheek by jowl with the locals. Terry enjoys this social and cultural interaction.
We made it safely there and back, and I cheered up with some wine and cheese and salami. If it is still raining tomorrow morning I will stay in bed, and if it is sunny, I will get out and really enjoy Venice.
BTW, the thunder claps sounded fantastic echoing around the canals and narrow alleyways.
... can truly get a strong cultural experience in Venice without spending more than a set budget. Unless you decide to experience St Mark's Square where all prices are increased, you can find meals, gelato, shops and admission fees very reasonable and within any budget- you just need to work your way through the mazed streets and avoid the expensive areas.
Venice, like most cities has cultural symbols and affiliations that ...
... is just how things work out.
Well, our trip has come to a close, a lot of fun has been had, many crazy moments and lots and lots of laughs. We spent 3 nights in our hostel in Venice and not until the last night did we notice the funky curtain covering the window. After coming back to our hostel past midnight and starting to pack up we realize that our main purchases included a collection of scarfs. Looking at the fancy back ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Pets allowed