Marco Polo Terme
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... a bit warmer on sunny days, even with the balcony doors open. We're supposed to be getting rain for most of the week, so I think the heat won't be a problem in the long run. Unfortunately, I've discovered that it's also over the back of the kitchen, so I'm hearing lots of silverware being sorted, etc. Oh, well, win some, lose some...
Today, we spent even more time with the mysteries of Italian pronouns. Like ...
... lobby near the Padova train station for over an hour, going over the homework for the day and the new grammatical concepts that had been introduced. Then we walked out again, with the sound of the desk clerk's pleasant "Buona sera!" in our ears. I've not tried this at home, but I somehow doubt the staff in a U.S. hotel would be so accommodating to non-residents.
After dinner, I approached the maitre d' and asked if ...
... hours tic by. We passed more gondolas but it was too choppy for Briony’s liking so we moved on again much to my frustration.
We walked past what the Venetians call a park (which was some scrappy looking grass and a few small trees that provide no shade) and start walking in the complete opposite direction of any gondolas. After 10 minutes of walking I can no longer contain my frustration and we turn around and head back to the grand canal. We finally stop at ...
... to this, just not the early start!
Health, happiness and safe times to you all.
Phil - Again, the only way to see Venice is to hit the pavement. There is a definite tourist track around Venice, taking you through the city to various sights. That is OK for a while, but it is better to move off these pathways, and it can only be a few lane ways away, and there is no one there. That's when you can really experience what Venice would have been like hundreds of years ago.
Left the Arte Vida early to catch the train to Venice. Could not go all the way to Vilach as track was being repaired. Had to catch a bus part of the way. Arrived at Villach at about 11am walked into the town and had lunch. Asparagus soup and sandwich of meat and mustard. Walked back to bus station and left on Inter city bus from stand 2. Very nice 1st class double decker on bottom deck. Very comfortable leather seats, toilet, coffee and tea. Scenery through the alps was ...