Travel Blogs from Jesolo Lido
... the armoury - which showcased historical artifacts such as guns, swords,
armour, chastity belts, weapons of torture and more. The chastity belt
revolted all of its spectators. Everyone was quite taken aback when they
realized what it actually was. We came into various senate rooms
and voting rooms. The largest room in the palace, arguably one of the
largest in Europe apparently, was absolutely cause for a jaw drop. You
could play an actual game of soccer in ...
... me on day one and also made some new discoveries.
Visited Basilica San Marco. It is believed that St. Mark is buried here. Many amazing frescoes and one mosaic is over 1000 years old. Over centuries parts of it have been rebuilt four times.
Visited a beautiful lace shop where you can learn lace making. There are many different techniques and prices ranged from 1 Euro to 100's of Euros. I ...
... the paddler dude. There were soooo many pigeons around San Marco Square and they were really scary and they would fly into you and swoop you. I had to keep Billy from kicking them as I had a theory that if you hurt one of them the whole pack would gang up on you and peck you to death! Overall Venice was nice, but Rome is still our favorite so far. Today we are off to Bolzano where we will stay for the next 5 days. I can't wait to go skiing and have a white Christmas! ...
... of the gardens were closed to viewing for whatever reason, something else that wasn’t mentioned by the ticket man. Eventually we came across what was called the Lemon House, or at least that was what the map said, as there were no signs to identify the building. I’m still at a loss to explain why it is called the Lemon House. I mean, sure, it was yellow, but so are lots of other buildings in Florence.
We continued on, and found that some parts of the gardens were ...
... of Tintoretto and other renaissance stuff We took the vaporetto back and we're sitting in a courtyard having a drink beforegoing back to the room to change. We're going to the Venice Jazz Club where tonight they're playing music by Miles Davis. Dinner we'll find en route. More ...