TripAdvisor Reviews La Madoneta Venice
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... nice night out none the less!
One thing about this trip we have been taking note of is the best and worst countries for certain things i.e. free water, good diesel prices, cheap food etc. One of these things is the drivers, France and Spain had their moments but nothing quite like the crazy Italians. It’s like they believe since they can drive a scooter that a car should be driven ...
... sun. On the northern arch are 4 horses which are replicas of the 4 built in the 13th century. We wandered around the basilica taking the Rick Steves tour. Full of mosaics, it is not unlike the church we saw in Monreale, Sicily. Our favourite part was the ascension dome which has spectacular 13th century mosaics which shows Christ above depictions of the virtues. After taking it all in we headed to the terrace. You have to go up about 100 stairs and enter through the museum. The ...
... with such expression. Alas, the price had gone way up and hopes of bringing him home went down. So we took some pictures and left him there for someone who might need a real boy.
Of course we visited many more churches and museums however photos were not allowed. Even so, Venice is the reason we have more pictures in this blog than any other so far. Venice was indeed a great way for us to ring in 2014!
We love our hotel and are soo comfortable. We have coffee and When walking back from the information centre, a man offers us a free trip to Morano Island on a private water taxi to see the glass factory. We accept the offer and know that it will be too good to be true. We get to the glass blowing factory and are greeted by a man and sat down to watch the glass blowing. It's just the 2 of ...
... Deck tour, who was staying at the site also, were having a masquerade party (as the masquerade tradition originated in Venice from interesting origins). As we sat there we noticed more and more people rocking up with fancy masks decorated in fine paint, feathers and jewels. Feeling a little left out, we decided to join their party. However, we had just one problem... We had no masks. After a stroke of genius by one of the lads, we raced off to the bathrooms. We were soon adorning ...
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Mestre, Venice | 1 star hotelfrom $107
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San Marco, Venice | 5 star hotelfrom $481
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Mestre, Venice | 3 star hotelfrom $100
Santa Croce, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $237
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- Excellent Sofitel.
San Marco, Venice | 3 star hotelfrom $206
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Cannaregio, Venice | 4 star hotelfrom $163
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San Marco, Venice | 3 star hotelfrom $147
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