Holiday La Marca
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... where the posh nobs live,
You'll find Ferraris by the score!
Madeira should be great,
We plan to go tobogganing,
Down a hillside in a crate!
We're crossing the Atlantic,
It'll take us on a week,
We should get there in one piece,
If the ship don't spring a leak!
When we reach the USA,
The Keys will be our aim,
Where Hemmingway is hailed a God.
But I find his books ...
... of English and a lot of hand gestures. We have exchanged email and home addresses and they have invited us to visit them the next time we are in Europe. Graham and Christine went to the final show of the cruise.. Time to get last of the packing done so our bags could be collected, then bed. Being on the cruise has been excellent and a welcome treat after the weeks of travelling. So nice to have all our meals ready and waiting for us and not have to do the dishes ...
Today was an early day. Off the ship by 8:30. We came down to the dock and had to gather our luggage to give to the porters for transport to our hotel. Of course, one bag was missing and took us a while to find. You would think since tags were color coded they could get it right. We passed off our luggage and off to Venice and our hotel. We checked in and asked about transportation to Murano as it was our goal to find some unique glass to bring home. The hotel said they ...
... the little streets and the fact you can get lost in a matter of minutes! Every time we went for a visit, we found cute places to have our picnic. This is also the place where we discovered our new 'waistline destroyer': GROM gelateria! By far the best ice creams we've ever had! After a few days, Paula (another workaway volunteer from Centro Anidra) joined us. Pizza making in the studio was great (best pizza ever made!) and getting lost in the Venetian streets (trying to find ...
... the stewardess if the drinks cost extra. "Sir, this is first class. Everything is included," she replied. That was all the encouragement we needed. I had two glasses of port, watched 1 and a half movies, ate all of my three course meal, and asked for a copy of USA Today even though I didn't really care to read it. About an hour into the flight the port kicked in, I laid back in my fully extendable seat, and didn't wake again until we were flying ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services