La Quinta Inn & Suites Baton Rouge Siegen Lane
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5/13/12 - We left the hotel at 8 AM today and drove through Destin to Pensacola, through small beach towns, some lined with concrete condos 20-25 stories high. It reminded me of Miami, though on a smaller scale. The beaches that we could see were very nice, with light colored sand. And some areas reminded us of Old Orchard Beach in Maine...coastal …
... of the apartment by 8 am; train to Bellinzona; train to Milano; train the San Lucia Station in Venice; check into Hotel Santa Chiare
Day 27 June 5 Th Baton Rouge: Caught 7 am bus to Marco Polo Airport for 1050 pm flight; one bag over weight; direct flight to Atlanta; very smooth process through customs and passport control; flight to Baton Rouge delayed almost 1 1/2 hrs on taxiway due to weather ...
... and from the courtyard of the Doge's Palace and from a perch atop the observation level of the Campanile- those photos are included herein.
Additionally, you can take a look at the images available at the following Internet site. The Basilica is said to have some 4750 square yards of mosaics some of which are seen in my photos. The floors are also richly decorated in mosaics. ...
... gondolas, they were painted different colors but the ruling Duke of Venice, didn't approve and decree that henceforth all gondolas would be painted black. The "ornament" on the bow of all gondolas is a representation of the symbol of the Doge. We also learned that the gondoliers may employ as many as 8-10 different strokes in guiding the craft through the intricate canals of the city and avoiding contact with other vessels and fixed structures. These different ...
... of the Royal Italian Navy "Jack" are provided- the red flag with the simple white cross was used before 1946 whereas the flag with the four fields has been used since that date.
Other photos of random artifacts that I found interesting are provided without attribution.
For my boat partner Gerry, I've included several photos of submarine artifacts, some of which he will need to explain to me.
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