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Travel Blogs from Villorba
... the same!
Key West is where the man hung out,
Just one man and his dog,
He might have written a lot of stuff,
But he never wrote a blog!
It's not that easy to write in verse,
As everybody knows,
I'll never 'Wander lonely as a cloud'
I'd better stick to prose!!!
This is our 10th cruise and not to get stale and in danger of repeating myself, I was striving to keep things fresh and different hence ...
Had a slow start with a sleep in, breaky and packing up. Quite rainy here today so really glad we got most of the sights done including gondola yesterday. Packed up and headed to the Hard Rock Cafe for lunch. It was nice to be somewhere more western with all the music videos playing we all had delicious meals, mine was a Smokehouse chopped chicken salad which was divine and boy was I needing some greens. Back to the hotel and collected our bags ...
... free" taxi service to Murano so off we went. The "free" is that the hotel gets a kick back from the glass store that they drop you off at. Since we left the ship early we wanted to first get a bite and some coffee. This didn't sit well with the guy that met the water taxi but you win some and you lose some....lol. We walked through Murano visiting all of the glass shops and factories. We purchased 2 pieces of glass that are being shipped back to us. Hope they arrive ...
... shop) was a lot of fun. It was really nice to get together outside of workaway for a bit of fun :) Thank you Paula for the fantastic company! We'll never forget to spread the squirrel love!! Somedays were just meant for chilling, so we indulged in a full day of pool side 'far niente'! Great way to cool down when temperatures rise to 37 degrees! Too hot!! We took the car for a tour of Friuli wineries, but it seems all of the Italian wine industry shuts down in August for their ...
In Italy we obviously were on some kind of list as "problem people." We kept getting stopped or asked up to the desk. They would ask us simple questions that were hard to answer like "what flight were you on?"...."Which one...the one to Boston...the one to Lisbon...the second one to Lisbon...or the one I just got off?" It was confusing. One Italian asked us why we had no bags. "They're in Boston," Jason said. She just looked at us and said ...