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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Pets allowed
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... an act of veneration. A pin board featured a mass of requests for the saint to deal with. I read somewhere that St Anthony is considered to be an awesome intercessor between man and God: he clearly has a lot of business to deal with. As the patron saint of lost things, he is always greatly in demand. A veritable super hero.
An even longer queue was waiting to enter the side chapel which displays the relics of St Anthony. The story goes that his body was exhumed some years after ...
... were exhausted as we made plans for the week and our Xmas stay up at Agordo In their mountain apartment. It was great to talk to them so we knew what was happening too. WE left their place about 9 ish ( not too late)' wandered home in the fresh evening which was quite chilly ready to hit the bed and have a relaxing sleep . Sunday was going to be a good sleep in day followed by a walk around Padova - I can't wait. I was well and truly so tired ...
... and you see a dog eating a bagel (??), an old lady selling eggs, a mother handling a squirming baby and your eye follows up the stairs to a priest in a jewelled robe. In a pale blue dress that sets her apart from all the other coloured robes and dwarfed by the large staircase and columns, is the tiny figure of the child Mary. Venetians love this painting and call it "Little Mary". So this museum goes from Medieval Art (14th century) to Early Renaissance (1450-1500) ...
... delle Erbe (originally a Roman forum) has a market selling leather goods, hats, scarves, fruit, souvenir ornaments and venetian masks. 4 monuments- including a Lion of St Mark and a 1368 fountain called 'Madonna Verona'. Frescoes adorn buildings facing the square, 6 ancient gods stand atop the Palazzo Maffei. A further but smaller square called Palazzo dei Signori through a lane way had in pride of place a statue of Dante. Much revered in the region and his 'Inferno' is a frequent ...
... the streets. We saw a factory I had seen 5 years ago when I was in Venice last. Still beautiful. Then we wandered to where we could watch some of the glass blowers work.
It was different than the last time I was here. Before you could just watch people at work. Now, they have demonstrations. We watched this man make a thin, simple clear vase and then he sculpted a horse! Impressive given he had to work so fast with ...