Il Nido di Giulietta & Romeo
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... for a walking tour of this incredible city starting with a visit to St. Mark's Basilica. Every cathedral that we see seems more impressive than the last, but this "Golden Church" is really a standout. The ceiling of the entire building is covered with glass mosaics all laid on a backing of 24k gold leaf. Remarkable! Unfortunately photos are not permitted in respect for the fact that this is an operating house of worship.
We wound ...
... to the counter in the cafe and started buying ice creams and drinks.
Eventually one of the waitresses realised what was going on and told them that the tables were for waitress service only. So they then ordered a few items which, on arrival, they started to argue over, embarrassing the waitress. We could not stand this behaviour and left but several questions remained in our minds. The main one was, why would a load of Muslims want to eat in a Jewish cafe?
... rest of the car empty. Fortunately no one complained as we each chose a private cabin.
It wasn't obvious which stairway to take when we needed to change trains for the last leg of the trip from the Mestre station to the Santa Lucia station and we chose the wrong one, putting us out on the street but we managed to get to the right spot and continued on to the islands.
I remembered more or less, how ...
... t look as beautiful as I thought. Had dinner at a nice restaurant only 18 euro each. Entree gnocchi and main fish and salad. For dessert I had another homemade ice cream. Yogurt with fruits of the forest sauce and milk chocolate. Yummy!! Tomorrow off to murano, Burano and torcello half day sightseeing tour. Very excited for tomorrow and seeing more of ...
... and Susanna Sent on Murano. We were treated to a visit to the upstairs workroom - the quiet and understated place that they retreat to. I don't think I would get much work done - it would be easy to while away the hours watching the sea and the passing parade. It was truly a beautiful space.
Like Brian, the gondola ride was a highlight. I still get goosebumps reliving hearing a beautiful young woman's voice filling the air between the old stone walls.