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... to finish with. We had only about 30 minutes to get some snaps and a quick shop then head back to the boat home. We arrived back at the hotel about 6.30 and then a group of us found a nice spot to sit on the canal and have a few drinks, near a kiosk which sold alcohol. An accordion came over and played a few tunes for us. A lot of ...
Back in the hotel we came to the sad realisation that we would not be able to go on a Gondola ride whilst in Venice. This wasn't a very nice thing to accept as it's pretty much the only reason anyone comes to Venice, but oh well, these things happen. We have to be thankful for the great weather we've had up until this point.
We hope that our DWG will be restored by tomorrow morning.
... and into Old Venice dropping us at the Piazzale Roma. I don't think I ever quite appreciated Venice's unique nautical position! The "Venice" that we all know and love is not part of the mainland nor is it built on reclaimed land. It is actually built onto 118 small islands that are all linked together by bridges. So it was built onto land, not over water.
Just like our house in New Zealand, the buildings are sitting on a load of wooden ...
... on the property which said (in translation) "when form disappears, the eternal appears." A fitting description as you experience this art that strips away the definite line, definite image, leaving often just color.
I had better move ahead here or I will never finish. One of the highlights for us was the Scuola Grande di San Rocco, a large, beautiful, building near the Frari church. It's ceilings and walls were covered ...
... just not turn away
from creme brûlée. We had never had a proper one before and were dying
to try it. So why not here in Venice at this beautiful restaurant? We
would share one together. We ordered it and it came out fairly
quickly. Beautiful golden brown layer of hard caramel - one of the best
desserts and most taste satisfying things I have ever enjoyed. Yummo! After
dessert it was unfortunately time to leave. We walked down the street
and had ...