Park Hotel Villa Leon d'Oro
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... Craig. As Craig says, it reduces separation anxiety. However we won't be able to upload any photos until the 12 day cruise has ended and we are in the hotel in Rome with WIFI, hopefully faster than the snail pace wifi we've had to date. Back to Slovenia. Preserving their building heritage is important with strict rules re only allowing low rise buildings, keeping the original facades and sympathetic colours. And they've done it well from a ...
... efforts and devotion to the execution of this project kept him busy for 10 years, only completing one room at a time to insure his standards were being met. And, we got to walk in the crenellations (the top part), so I was on top of a castle. Bucket list...check!
A second project of Scarpa's that we saw on this trip was the Brion Cemetery in San Vito d'Altivole. This was an entirely enclosed cemetery in the middle of open farmland. From ...
... and modern bridges, however beautifully designed seem out of place against ancient stone fences built as the grape fields were tilled many years ago. The contrast of the very old and the very new is facinating.
Quarries, think marble for Michelangelo, can be seen from the train. Huge blocks of stone waiting to be delivered by rail.
Venice is for lovers. What a beautiful place. You can't stop taking pictures, drinking in ...
... on the water taxi to go back to Venice.
Once back we had a bite to eat at a cute little deli and enjoyed a yummy club sandwich with prosciutto and real mozzarella and beautiful tomato talk about melt in your mouth. Then of course we finished it off with gelato (chocolate / coconut) now I know I am in Italy.
Off to explore more and head for a gondola ride though the grand canal and tour pass Marco Polo & Casanova houses. Poor ...
... for us! 60, 000 people live on that small island, so it is indeed a REAL LIFE look at Italian life. Everywhere you look there are tiny balconies off three or four story apartment blocks and I couldn't help but wonder if age had reduced all of the verandah's load capacity. It seems not to deter the locals, as most have busy verandahs filled with herbs, greenery and pretty summer flowers. In between, wash loads are dried ...