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TravelPod Member ReviewsLugano Torretta Venice
Everything was OK. The room was clean, the breakfast was good, the personnel helped us with indications. And the price is accesible compared to the prices in Venica
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... equipment tagliatelle and ravioli are formed quite easily. Tortellini on the other hand is a real homemade production. Pasta wouldn’t be pasta without great sauces so our class included a lesson on sage and butter sauce, pesto, cream sauce, and red sauce. I don’t think I’ll be attempting to make fresh pasta at home any time soon; it is more than just a bit of a production. But the sauces, well maybe. We got started cooking ...
... normal;">I headed to the north end of town so that I could be sure to make my rowing lesson on time, but also because I hadn't seen that part of town yet.
I saw some more great vegetable stands and another tempting bakery. This time I got a "sicilian" cannolo. Apparently, the Sicilians want to celebrate Christmas year-round, so they ruin their ...
... of- acqua alta. This is where the city
floods, sometimes up to knee height. It only used to happen ten times a year-
but now is up to 60 and most frequently
in November and December. Learning this made us a little wary of our
visit, but we were blessed with sunshine (to the point of coat removal) and no
We arrived in Venice (the canal section, not the mainland) when it was already
dark (so 4:30pm haha) after a stop over in Milan and it ...
... say I've been absolutely shattered today. We explored Venice at a nice leisurely pace, absorbing it all in without pushing ourselves too hard. We started with a walking tour around all the little winding streets and over the little bridges to each square, ending in St Mark's Square. It was here that we encountered the utterly vicious giant seagulls (seriously giant, like half albatrosses) that live in the area. They're nasty *******s that love to fly ...
... above them.Curated by art historian Robert Fleck, the installation The Sky Over Nine Columns offers a broad scope for association. As a manifestation of the human being standing upright, the column is the earliest element in the history of architecture and forms a direct relation between earth and sky. The golden mosaic consisting of over 800,000 tesserae is an example of the long tradition of local craftsmanship, representing ...