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Hello dear family and friends. Writing this blog has been a really great experience for me. I may have said previously that I've always wished I'd do a journal of our trips, but I've never persevered with diary keeping, so my efforts always fell by the wayside. However this has been different, as when I write, it's more than just a record of the events of our day. I feel as though I'm having a chat with you, telling all about what's been happening with us. I'm sure I report things ...
Well, we are safely ensconced in our nice little studio appartment in Rapallo. It's in a fantastic situation. We don't have a water view, but when we go out the front door, the sea is right across the street. As you may know, there are lots of private beaches in Europe, so if you see deck chairs and umbrellas, you know you can't go in unless you pay. The photo Wok has included of me, is taken on a little public "beach" just across the street. It doesn't look ...
Took off to catch the 10am ferry to Portofino. Rounded the corner to see lots of grey haired people. It must have been senior citizens day. As it was rough on the ocean we weren't able to go to San Fruttuoso. We arrived at Portofino which took about 35 minutes and l still remember just how beautiful this place is. We walked around the village and ...
... showed up soon after and walked us through the crazy maze of alleyways that weave all over Venice. The apartment was fantastic. A master bedroom, single bedroom, lounge with a single sofa bed and a really well equipped kitchen. We've got a quiet little square right out front and sit just a 3min walk from the Grand Canal. My goodness, this is another 'heaven' moment...... WE'RE IN VENICE!!!!!!!!!! We dropped the packs, kids ...
We had a really early night but had to shut all the doors and windows as the music playing over the in the piazza over the road was sooooo loud. They had a dancing spectacular on!!!!!! It was still going strong at 10.30pm These guys never sleep.
Cathy, Bada and Ellen left today. It was so great to spend time with them.
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services