Hotel La Forcola
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... packed with tourists. Very different to the other side of Venice. We then walked back down the strip, crossed a bridge and strolled back up the other side to sit on the steps of the Santa Maria Della Salute to rest our feet. We ended up sitting there for about an hour people watching and gazing at all the boats go by. A gondola with a man singing traditional Italian songs slowly drifted past which was pretty special. The sun was setting and we were getting hungry ...
... who was imprisoned after a long series of crimes - escaped by climbing onto the roof, shimmying down a drainpipe back into the palace and leaving on a Gondola. According to legend he did this after having coffee in Piazza San Marco.
The Palace like all palaces was spectacular and this one was also quite mystical, with many hidden doors and passageways. There was a mix of beauty and disbelief - gold leaved stairways and items of ...
... The one we wanted left 10 minutes earlier, so now we had to wait 2 hours. Wasn't so bad, it was warmer there sitting in the sunshine and people watching. Grabbed a seat on the Regionale that had no graffiti covering the window...bonus! Beautiful views once again of Lake Como on our way to Milan to get our next train. No air conditioning on this one and we were dressed for Le Prese, so had to remove a few layers.
Transferred to our expensive Frecciabianca ...
... I was then directed to my room - it's a private room tonight. Thank goodness. The first thing I did was connect to wifi and then decided I had to man-up and go into the common room. I met three girls: two from France and one from England. The girls said they were going to a local pizzeria for dinner and invited me. I decided I must be a "yes woman" and go with them, so I did!! What I saw: A small part of Venice, not the main ...
... you can see delivery guys hauling heavy dollies with goods up and down the stairs of the bridges. They must have muscles like Hercules. This is just their normal day.
There is one church for every little island. We went into one church, Chiesa di S. Cassiano where Guenther got in trouble for taking video. However, these little churches are just beautiful as the big cathedrals, just a little smaller. We meandered around 'getting lost in Venice'. We found ...