Union Lido Art & Park Hotel
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Getting lost in Venice - literally. Cicchetti (like tapas) and musical gondolas (sort of... ) Great day.
We wandered, we sipped, we sampled and visited yet another awesome church. I got emotional again! I'm keeping kleenex in business!
Did 2 of the 4 "must-do" cicchetti pub crawl stops after the emotional church experience, and then headed off to our Musical Gondola tour at 6:30 ...
... then if they survived that for three days they would be taken out to the middle of St Marks and would be decapitated. After we looked throughout the prisons we then went into the little souvenir shop where we bought my brother a mini cross bow. We then went out into St Marks square and headed hope as it was around 5:30 and it was pouring with rain. We then headed hoped, and just hung out for a bit, had dinner and went to ...
... Venice, which is actually in Venice. Our hotel was a short distance away. The water taxis were waiting outside, we asked how much, 50 euros to take us to our hotel down the street or I guess in this case, down the canal, Min said no way. We bought our Veperatto tickets, which is sort of like the public bus in Venice. We both love boats so in our minds it is a lot more fun to ride then a bus. A short rider later (only two ...
... sure we would find our way around without our iPad GPS.
We spent our time today investigating tourist attractions, waterway transportation and taking in the local flavor.
Our hotel reminds David of classical sixteenth century, quite charming.
There are 15 foot marble walls, terrazzo floors, a painted ceiling and tufted furnishings.
After a good nights sleep we will set out again to tour the lanes and canals.
... cool down we headed back out to watch an informative documentary at one of the many teatro (theatres) of Venice. The documentary on the history of Venice was very informative and interesting. It only went for half an hour but we learnt lots, for example: Venice was founded when a series of villages in Northern Italy were attacked and destroyed when the villagers fled they formed the city on a bunch of tiny islands surrounded by water, Venice was home to ...