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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Lisbona Venice
Smallest room ever but close to everything.
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We ate breakfast in the real hotel, which had a really crazy (but cool) automatic pancake machine. We were ready to meet D&E in St. Mark's Square again to enjoy our first full day in Venice.
We saw a lot of water in the square, which was from high tide. They set up platforms all over the city, when this happens, so tourists and residents alike can get around the city without having to walk through water. As you may have heard, Venice is sinking (in combination with ...
... was quite straight forward, albeit the large tourist boats were in and Venice was full to the brim with tourists.
The next day was probably our best day. Dianne had booked a walking tour with one of the local guides. The tour started in front of the Museum of Arts. It was a quick trip from our Unit by taxi ferry to the Museo stop. At 8.30am Felicita our guide turned up. Our guide was a born and bred local, and knew everything you needed to ...
... packing up,finishing laundry and our ongoing rummy challenge.
Megan and Adam's Eyewitness Report/Observations: Things we saw IN The Canals.......
-gondolas and boats of course
-a coffin being loaded expect
-kegs of beer being delivered
-mail boats and fire boats
-fish-dead and alive
-shrimp shells being peeled by fishermen
-rubber gloves floating by
... bridge we stopped in an area were the Jewish merchants were originally established when they came to Venice to set up banks as the Catholic inhabitants of Venice were not allowed to handle money. In this area the water from the Grande Canal was overflowing which Donatella said was due to the high winds in the area in the last few days. As we walked a bit further we came to a farmers market which operates ...
... the Basilica San Marco. Even thought we have seen a lot of amazing churches, this was special because of the mosaics there. The kids have enjoyed some of the catholic aspects of the churches, like the hold water and we even bought a rosary. We did appriciate the winged lions of St. Mark. It cool for the kids to see the significance of things they see day to day. Like, our church is St, Marks in Austin, but they didn't really make the connection about ...