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We are currently in Venice. A few of us are waiting for our pizza/ pasta to arrive for lunch. Authentic Italian lunch :) This morning we went to a glass blowing demo, and then shopped for glass. After that we toured the crazy alleys of Venice, then went and toured the canals on gondolas. After lunch we're going to the Doge's palace before free ...
... a popular summer retreat just outside Venice. Last night a few of us went to the beach which is two blocks from the hotel. We all went into the Adriatic Sea. The other students stayed at the hotel to try to connect to the patchy wifi. Today we are off to Venice for a city tour, glass blowing demo. and, most importantly, a gondola ...
... The main reason we went was to see all the display details and interior design that was done by Carlo Scarpa. Although I can't complain at all about Verona I do have to rank it my #6th favorite city out of 6. After sketching at the museum, we got back on the bus and drove to Vicenza.
Well the food last night was good, even if we only had pizzas (I'll save the "when in Rome" comment for tomorrow when it's appropriate). It was also nice to stroll past the San Zeno Maggiore and the river when they were all lit up at night (check out the night time photo of the church below). Despite the temptation to stay out and drink more beers we weren't out too ...
... simply tortellini with sage sauce. I finished my night in my room in the Christmas spirit - watching "12 Trees of Christmas".
Christmas Day in Verona! With absolutely everything closed on Christmas Day, the streets were deserted aside from me and a hundred Asian tourists. After breakfast, I walked to the Castel San Pietro to see a beautiful overlooking view of Verona. A little bit more walking around, accompanied by the non-stop ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility