Piccola Oasi Hotel
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Today I've gone from Munich to Venice and what an unforgettable drive too. We went through the Austrian Alps and the Italian highlands, viewing the UNESCO World Heritage listed Dolomites, all in one day. We were driving through the clouds, went to a McDonalds with a spectacular view (the highest altitude Maccas in Europe) and the vineyards were never ending as we reached Italy. After four straight days of being on Busabout ...
... are so close there isnt even sun light getting to you through the buildings. Anyways, we lucked out, found our hotel easily, dropped our bags are left to explore the city. We had tickets to a tour of the Doge's Palace, it was a tour of rooms not open to the public normally. The Doge (sounds like Doj) was the Duke of Venice, I think they said they had Doge's for something like 700+ years. He was higher up than the ...
... time to walk all around the tower’s platform while admiring the views from the four corners of it.
As quick as we came up, fifteen minutes later, we were back on the ground, still having half an hour left at our leisure. Talk about excellent timing! And to think, all that worry for nothing! Ha, ha, ha!
And then there it was, right ...
... the cabin areas, then
plan was just to relax and have a few drinks, no party night tonight
as people were recovering from last night. There were also a lot of
bugs at this camp as it was close to the canals, so with bug spray we
got sprayed the area. There were mostly groups just taking it easy
tonight and relaxing and talking, but soon a game of throw a bottle
of water erupted and we played that for a bit before going to bed.
Given that it's a city literally built on sand, a major problem Venice has faced for years is that it's slowly sinking. Usually the water is not a problem but when high high tide rolls in there is significant flooding of the city and it's walkways, including Piazza San Marco, the city's main square. The high salt waters cause ...