Hotel Terme Petrarca
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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Tennis Court
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... and headed of for more sightseeing and shopping opportunities. Joel had been here before and had some idea of the layout; but we still got lost. Sandy had the map for a while until I commandeered it and we still became geographically embarrassed on multiple occasions. We bumped into David and Dianne Jackson in a busy touristy part of town which was really amazing. What would be the chances of that. We had drinks and ...
... upon was the Grand Canal. It is a fairly busy thoroughfare with gondolas, boats, and ferries expertly maneuvering their way through. It was impressive to see some of the boat drivers take a corner with ease. Their craft would barely clear the walls, but they did it as casually as a practiced automobile driver would parallel park. It must help their skill that they negotiate these corners everyday since boating is the only way quickly around the community. After walking a ...
... I like to admit. I also think the lack of green space bothers me. In a weird way it reminds me if inner city Sydney. Some parts are old and run down, some are old and renovated. Some are just old and decaying. At least all the little alleys are clean and eventually lead somewhere (I won't even start to describe Sydney alleys, but clean isn't a word that ever comes to mind). The shops are small hole in the wall affairs in the alleys, with little sense or order, ...
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.
We had been a little worried about just how cold it might be this far north, and I'm sure I got some strange looks yesterday as I was walking around in short sleeves, but the weather is actually quite lovely. A definite chill in the air, but as you can see from the photos, a beautiful blue sky - hope it stays like this.
Of course being winter, it is quite dark by 5pm, and this is quite strange to the boys who aren't used to these early evenings. The ...