Holiday La Marca
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... nonsense. He tells the waiter in no uncertain terms that we will be ordering one pizza & one salad and drinks for us. The waiter suddenly agrees to this and happily says he will slice up the pizza so we can share it. Huh ? When the pizza arrives, I'm really glad we only ordered one !
After our afternoon siesta we decide that we we will take a stroll back to St Marks and check out the restaurants facing the ...
... 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 ...
... make several stops along the way but did not and instead made only one stop before our stop at Pizalle Roma. Once we had disembarked, we walked to the People Mover, waited a couple of minutes and then off to the next stop and then the walk to the dock, up the escalator where we melded into one line with others who had enjoyed a day in port and groups 7, 8 and 9 from the Princess Shore excursions.
It took a while to go through Immigration who ...
... Croce and continued walking through to sestriere San Polo with another gelato stop somewhere in between. We crossed over the Ponte di Rialto and made our way back to the hotel just before 5pm. Tiredness had kicked in and we both needed a nap, so we did. We spent a few hours recharging and then went out to find some food at 8.30pm. Neither of us felt like a sit down restaurant meal so we went to a supermarket ...
... in January (much different to Rio's carnival too!). The festival originates from a victory of the Republic of Venice against another Northern Italy republic in 1162. Now participants dress up in traditional costumes and wear the various Venetian masks during the festival. After a wonderful time in Venice, we were ready to pack up and prepare ourselves for tomorrow's long train journey to Innsbruck via Verona. Buonasere Italy, we've really enjoyed your culture, friendly people and food! ...
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- Continental Breakfast
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- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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