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We had four different trains to ride to get from Switzerland to Venice and all went well until we were running late for our third train. We were in one of the last cars but the train was about to leave so we hopped on one of the first cars just to be safe. We walked through the first class cars with no problem...then we got to second class. …
... I feel like I’ve done the In Bruges thing almost to death at this point. If I could come up with a cool quote from The Talented Mr. Ripley, on the other hand, I’d be all over it but I can’t seem to think of anything but his huge glasses. And how skinny Phillip Seymour Hoffman was. “Introduce-him-to-your-cousinR 21; skinny. Although he seemed pretty irresponsible and a bit rude, though, so maybe not, after all.
Nonetheless, a beautiful ...
... times the figure of the woman is submerged in her watery grave), and then boarded another vaporetto for the trip back through the Grand Canal. It's been a warm, humid day, so being out on the water made a nice change.
A few quiet hours to read and do laundry, a short walk in the warm evening, an early dinner, and a relatively early night for us.
No photos of today's purchases yet - if I get a chance I'll add them ...
... to Dad, but we've only been here less than a day, so I have yet to prove it.
This morning we got a late start, and in Venice, that's not good. All the lines for the Basilica and the Doge's palace stretch to the Grand Canal, a good 150 meters away or more. We almost went to Murano, the little island where they make pretty glass, but decided against it after we read the reviews. We eventually decided just to explore the island a little and do ...
Our first full day in Venice and we are headed out to explore the magic of Venice, its back streets and alleys. It seems as though you have stepped into a parallel universe to the jam-packed shopping and sightseeing districts around Piazza San Marco and the Rialto. The city's labyrinth of narrow side streets and footbridges offers an opportunity to leave the crowds behind and loose your self in unexpected delights.
Our guide for the day (6 hours) is ...
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