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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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... village, and all the houses are funny colours. The rumour is that the fisherman's wives painted the houses like that so that their husbands could recognise their house from out at sea. Next we went back home and relaxed.
After dinner, we went on a cruise around Venice. We specially did it then because all the lights would be on in the palaces down the Grand Canal. It took about an hour, and it was really awesome. We got seats outside, which was lucky.
... the world, and has played home to many of music's true greats, such as Vivaldi and Mozart. I was very impressed by the string ensemble, I thought they were quite fabulous and the setting was perfect. David (who knows more about string instruments) was less impressed. However, the thing we could agree on was that the cello player of the group was a little odd. He moved his head about in a very strange, writhing fashion when he played, and made all sorts of deep breathing ...
A slow start to the morning but we somehow worked out which vaporetto we needed to catch for the trip out to Burano the island famous for its lacemaking and pretty colourful houses and we discovered it has it's own leaning tower! On the boat we met a couple of girls who were part of a school group and who were amazed that not only did we work out that they were from Australia but were surprised to learn that we were familiar ...
... for a bit watching the goings on of the lagoon, the hawkers, the sellers, the gondolas, the gondoliers, the tourists, the locals, another beer and by criky its dinner time.
So our last meal in Venice is where we started. A nice fit I think. We start with our prosciuetto and melon again, our last one. I have seafood pasta and Steve has fish. Washed down with a Chianti. Oh well. What can you do.
We have our BAC and the tripod and the longer ...
This morning we caught the slow vaporetto which goes the length of the Grand Canal, then came back on it and got off at the Rialto Bridge, then walked and walked. We stopped in at San Salvador's church, which was cool and quiet and calm, after all the jostling outside, even though it wasn't very busy.
I wanted to sit down and have a coffee, but chose the wrong restaurant, as they charged an absolute fortune for coffee and cake. We should ...