Travel Blogs from Piove di Sacco
... So this afternoon at the boat drill listening to the safety briefing, the Germans started shouting at each other, I was a bit blunt and turned around and told them to be quiet, well I actually said 'please shut up'. However so as not to be too biased, we saw the classic Brit on holiday, when asked for his room number at breakfast, he replied in English, when the Italian waitress didn’t understand he just said it again, but ...
... br> Anyway back to Verona Station and the very helpful attendant at left-luggage drew us a plan of our train and the platform so we knew exactly where to wait for the first-class carriages. Unfortunately he told us the wrong end of the train so when the Milan to Venice Express arrived with a 2 minute stop in Verona we had to ‘sprint’ 100 yards with our luggage from the front to the back of the train with a rather sweaty John just loading the second case on board as ...
No, I really didn't ride on a gondola by myself; I have my limits when it comes to solo travel....
To be honest, I was getting a little burnt out on Italy by the time I got to Venice. And I started to have my doubts about stopping there. Venice is expensive and I wasn’t sure I should spend the money. Several people had given me a negative impression of the city. It’s crowded, the water is dirty, and it smells bad ...
... New Year‘s…I can hardly wait! We miss everyone and hope all is well! Tomorrow we will fly from London to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on a 12 hour flight. We will totally skip winter this year. Going from fall in Europe to Spring in South America!
P.S. I love meeting new people! That’s one of my favorite things about traveling so far. Let’s just hope we sit next to a nice person on our long 12 hour flight to Brazil! ...
... 30pm, including a long lunch break and a gelato break.
Our guide says that boat don't like sharing the waterways with kayaks. He says kayaks can legally go anyway in Venice except part of the military Arsenale area. One man steering a garbage boat got annoyed when we were in his way.
The etiquette is to travel on the left hand side of the canal as gondolas do. Rene was careful to make sure were were obeying ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility