Hotel Palazzo Barbarigo Sul Canal Grande
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- Minbar in room
- Drycleaning onsite
- Airport Transportation
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking hotel
- Multilingual staff
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... forgot she hadn't paid. The driver and guide were so mad. We finally were on our way and watched the Italian job.We had a few stops on the way but nothing major and we arrived on the outskirts of Venice at 4:20pm. We quickly checked in and chilled out before having some dinner then we tried to stream the all blacks game but it just wasn't working so we just listened to the commentary.Tomorrow we head into the town of Venice ...
Today we met Rob's cousin Christian, he came to Venice from his home in Gallio, to show us around. Both of us enjoyed spending the day with him, discovering Venice through his eyes as he lived in Venice for several years while he was studying here at University.
He took us across to Lido island where the university is and showed us a very different kind of Venice, where the locals live and play.
There is actually a lot more area here to walk around ...
... for the Bienale.
After the tour finished we stopped at The Florian cafe, said to be the oldest in the world having been built in 1720, to have a drink and nibble. An small orchestra, for which $6 per person is added to the bill, plays while you sit. We had a drink and club sandwich each, for which we paid $78. Oh well, you don't eat at the oldest cafe in the world everyday.
We were learning quickly how Venice ...
... many mask sellers. With the day's heat now at its peak, we stop for a short drink break, before winding our way back to the hotel.
Another home cooked spaghetti dinner, and we're ready for sleep after about six hours of walking interrupted only for lunch. We have managed to pick up a few souvenirs for home today, and luckily yesterday we bought a new suitcase as we were running out of room in the three we brought from ...
... back to the hotel, gelato in hand of course, to get ready for dinner.
The food in Venice has to be the most disappointing aspect of the city. I can handle expensive as tourists drive prices up but when quality is average or inconsistent at best, it's a let down - agreed that I'm sounding like the spoilt brat I am now. Our dinner this night began with some beautiful fresh salads and tasty pastas (primi) accompanied by a Chianti Sangiovese which was ...