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We stopped by All'Arco again for drinks and cichetti on our way back, watching the Venetian evening wind down from our little table outside. Then it was back to the apartment for dinner and, ultimately, packing. Tomorrow there is a plane to catch, and tomorrow we will be returning home again. Doesn't it seem too soon?
... leaving to Geneva wasn't for another five hours, so I missed my train to Florence and stayed with her in Venice. We hung out in a cafe for about four hours until Erica was able to contact her mother in Mexico. At 4PM, she headed off to Geneva. I worried about her, but was pleased to hear back from her a couple days later saying that she felt completely better.
A few hours later, I boarded my train to Florence... and you will hear all about my adventures in the next blog post!
Venice is one of those places that you visit full of expectation. I expected snaking canals and innumerable bridges, and the 118 islands connected by 400 bridges did not disappoint. I expected we’d lose ourselves in a maze of winding alleys and streets, and we did – but it was never an unpleasant experience. I expected crowds of tourists, and they came in droves. The buildings looked like they might fall apart, and with windowsills adorned with flowers in reds, purples, ...
... and education of Italy paid off because immediately recognized Venice and recalled the scenery from no history book but from GRAND THEFT AUTO!! Coincidentally he was playing Ven City on his PSP during the plane right and when we flow over Venice he recognized it from his game.
Grandpa Jamie was at the gates waiting to greet us after we collected our luggage. As I walked outside the ...
... the San Moise to the Monaco which is a 4 star hotel on the Canal. Our travel company were going to pick up the bill for bed and breakfast and give us an amount towards dinner which had to be spent in the hotel. It is a lovely hotel where we had 3 breakfasts on the terrace overlooking the canal and 3 dinners in the restaurant which was excellent.
It is next door to the famous Harry's bar which we went into but walked out again as it is not an interesting bar and the ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking