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Travel Blogs from Quarto D'Altino
Left London on another cool rainy day. Departed 11:30 am and arrived at Venice 2:10 pm. After getting baggage onto a vaparetto (water taxi) for a 30 minute ride to Venice. Arrived at the hotel, unpacked a little on out for a quick stroll before dark. Nice dinner at and outdoor restaurant with vino. Early nite in bed for a full day ...
... Well, that was terrifying as when I hit the water, my too big life jacket flew over my head and my claustrophobia kicked in and I had to try not to panic. I managed to calm myself down and swam to the boat, but when they went to pull me in, they almost completely removed my life jacket over my head! It was a fight to get me on but we did it, but I ended up trapped within my jacket - literally! My helmet ...
... cream and other beauty products. After the perfumery we kept driving on the way to Venice. We passed the Italian border and stopped at a designer factory outlet. They had anywhere from 30-70% off sales. I bought a necklace from Swarovski it was €142 down to €45. They had so many beautiful pieces it was hard to choose. We only had 1.5 hours there which wasn't long enough for lunch and shopping ...
Up at 6:15 to start getting ready. Breakfast at 8:00, and on the road around 10:00. Before we left, Christian gave us a bottle of the wine that he makes there on his vineyard. it was very nice of him. Our first destination was Villa Pisani in Stra. It was very hot, but we spent a couple of hours touring the 104 room mansion and the expansive grounds. We decided to wait on lunch until we were safely checked in to our ...
... the simple ones with long curved noses, to the more elaborate, with lace and glitter and wire mesh. ( But where would you put one once you got it home?)
Next time we would take a trip out to Murano to see the glass being blown and we would skip the tummy bugs.
Tonight we fly to Phuket via Frankfurt. It is going to take us 13 1/2 hrs flying and another 4 hours of waiting around.
I shouldn't have worked that out- I am tired just thinking about ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service