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... the entire city with all of the major landmarks.
After the morning walk, we made our way to the train station to leave for Venice. I had been told by a few people that the US had missed it when it came to train travel and they were certainly right. Quick and easy doesn't do it justice. We arrived an hour before the train and that was way too ...
Thursday 15 May 2015
Venezi - "veni, vidi ......(and now) vici"
I think we can now say "..vici" because we have become masters of the vaporetti. We now hop on and hop off with gay abandon and since this is the last day of our "bus pass" we used it in preference to walking.
We had thought of a side-trip to Padova (by train), but went for more of the cultural stuff - some of the recommended bits we hadn't so far come across. The first port of call was the Scuola ...
... busy car park area and tells me I must walk the rest of the way!!! No ways am I leaving my precious bike in this area and looking around it appears that seems to be the way here in Venice.
I head back out of town and back across this mighty long bridge. This bridge is also shared by a very busy rail network and trains are coming and going right alongside next to the cars.
Finally off the bridge and I once again look for a few hotels in the area on the satnav. ...
... off. Unfortunately we disturb Mumma Mel who is in the adjoining chalet, lying in bed sick, she informs me the next morning she heard a great performance.
So given what Ganzer and I now know, post our morning debrief, we have the feeling it's been a hectic night, we are eager beavers to head to room 180 and see how Wasp and Jack went. We try get into Jack's room but it is locked, he pops his head out and tells us we can't come in, we assume he must be with Nicole. ...
... of the city caused the area immediately surrounding Venice to be denuded of all its timber. The vaporetto weaves its way down the canal stopping on both sides of the canal to pick up and set down passengers. They are a really handy way to get around but on the dear side. A single trip will cost €7 each but we opted for the €30 48hr ticket. It was a good option because we have hopped on and off about four times already and with a day to go will easily pay ...