Travel Blogs from Piove di Sacco
... 000 bandsmen and women....drinking heaps of beer and preparing to march ....a sea of orange..."Isn't this fascinating?" says Nikki....."Yes it is.....now can you take off your bright green scarf and put it in your pocket please?" 3. In Salzburg at a supermarket checkout....Nikki was trying to get some plastic bags for our groceries but some stupid old lady was hogging all the bags....after a ...
... in English was for the stamps! I had to wait 15 minutes but gosh it was interesting. I think I was the only tourist there and I was relishing just watching these locals interact. Who would have thought that a Post Office could so entertaining! Mind, I did get a bit of a shiver at one point. A middle aged woman struck me as very much like my Mum. Don't worry, I know it wasn't her! But something in the way this woman was groomed and carried ...
... leaving to Geneva wasn't for another five hours, so I missed my train to Florence and stayed with her in Venice. We hung out in a cafe for about four hours until Erica was able to contact her mother in Mexico. At 4PM, she headed off to Geneva. I worried about her, but was pleased to hear back from her a couple days later saying that she felt completely better.
A few hours later, I boarded my train to Florence... and you will hear all about my adventures in the next blog post!
At this point we wandered into the fashion center of Venice, and I gaped and moaned as we passed by Fendi, Gucci, Prada, Dolce & Gabbana, Valentino, and – the crème de la crème – Louis Vuitton. Abba made it clear that the idea of spending up to a couple thousand euros on a bag was foreign to him and after arguing a bit for my designer-loving self I concluded that he was logically completely correct, but the x-chromosome must ...
... dough appearing to be pre-made, we couldn’t say anything negative about it.
After lunch we were still in Italy, so we got gelato, obviously. We took a little break at the hotel before picking up a bottle of Prosecco as part of a Venice rite of passage—the gondola ride. The bubbly drink, and popping of the cork, certainly added a festive touch to the ride.
For dinner we chose to return to the site of our late night drink from ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility