- Shuttle bus service
- Airport Transportation
- Concierge desk
- High-speed internet in room
- Non-smoking rooms
- Microwave in room
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... which is a nice change! After checking in, we headed out to find San Marco square. Venice is like a maze all the streets look similar. You are crossing bridge after bridge and canal after canal until you have no idea where you are!! We found the Rialto market selling fresh produce and the bridge area which is full of people especially at apperitivo time. We stopped off for the most delicious pizza. We walked along the grand canal, saw ...
... were not walking in water.
Murano is a cluster of islands connected by bridges and is renown for being the centre of glassblowing since 1291. We visited a glassblowing factory and were shown how hand blown glass is made before we were herded into the trap shop. It was all quite beautiful.
Burano was an interesting island, known for its lacemaking and for its very colourful buildings.
... get the water taxi to one of the other islands just off the 'mainland'. Paul decided he was going to read the map, so off we went! There was no scale on the map so we just tried to orientate using the road/bridge signs. This was not going well at all. A few times we walked down a road/street and thinking we knew where we were, turned up in a completely different place. Occasionally going down deserted roads and ending ...
... Al would love this!
Lunch over we still have time for more shopping. Susan buys lots of gifts and is really crossing items of her Xmas gift list and I buy an inexpensive but very pretty watch. We decide to walk back to the dock as we do not want to miss the ferry. We get lucky, it is the fast ferry and we zip back to St Mark's. Our luck has now run out, the lineup for the next ferry is massive. Finally home we rest up before dinner, our last night out in Venice.
... which was a really pleasant thing to witness... NOT! I was also not warned to look away while one of the ladies was getting her diaper changed... Lets just say I saw a lot more than I would have liked... My sleep was terrible, reminding me why I hate hospitals so much! The fact that every time the nurse needed to take blood she couldn't find a vein so it always took like 3-4 tries! My arms are not looking so pretty... Luckily the calcium seemed ...