BEST WESTERN Park Hotel Continental
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... buy theirs from France as it is too expensive to import. We were then sent on our way in another taxi to zoom back to the mainland. Now I know how "the other half" live. A quick trip to our room and a nice lunch of fish and salad we then "put our feet up" (Joes euphemism for a sleep) before heading to the Doges palace and church. This church is decorated inside and out with amazing mosaics of all styles and has a set of 4 horses that ...
... boats, police boats, delivery vessels, water taxis (some are beautiful looking boats), and of course, gondolas. The one thing that we did not see, in any of our travels about this wondrous city, was a gas station. All these power boats must run on diesel or gasoline, but we don’t know where they fuel up. We even passed by a marina, but didn’t spot a fuel dock. Maybe Venice has some advanced technology that is able to convert sea water into fuel.
... gondola ride complete with musicians around sunset... Our tour guide has made it all very pleasant and easy as there were many people trying to get gondolas at that time. Then a great seafood dinner nearby for the two of us. I had fried everything.. Prawns, scampi, fish, clams etc... M had prawns and pasta. The bruschetta was huge and we had to send half back! Washed down with local white wine. Then back by taxi and saw Venice by night. Great ...
... Torcello and Burano. On Murano we visited a glass making exhibition and the craftsman/artisan made a bowl and a fish but he didn't do any glass blowing with his mouth which was disappointing. We then went into the showroom but there was nothing of interest to me. Second island was Torcello and this was quite pretty but not really a lot to see except for the old church and some older roman ruins. Perhaps I have been in Italy for too long now ...
... of the city that I'm sure will be blazed in my memory forever.
After the long journey home to Indiana, I can genuinely say I'm happy to be back. I realize no great experience like that can last forever. I'm happy to have also gotten the chance to spend New Year's at home in Evansville with my family and also to see some of my high school friends that I hadn't seen for nearly a year. Now I'm sitting back at my fraternity at Butler. It feels great to have been welcomed ...