Travel Blogs from Padua
... back to the room since we were both hot and tired. Great recipe for a meltdown. The room was nicely air conditioned and had very dark modern furnishings. We both rested. I figured out the tram stops so we headed out for our appointment at the Scrovengi chapel early to give us time in case we got lost. We got there very quickly on the tram and checked our bags. We decided to walk through the museum prior to going to the chapel. There were ...
... br> teeth and tongue in glass cases. We then looked around the markets and
got some lunch. We then went back to the hotel and spent a couple of
hours there. After that we went for a walk in the botanical gardens.
After dinner we found out that there was a funfair on and we went there.
We went on dodgem cars and the Matterhorn which went really fast.
After breakfast (coffee and packaged bread), water bussed to the Rialto Bridge. Saw what remained of the Farmers' Market (it was too late in the morning). Had a single piece of Lindt chocolate each. Unfortunately it was just over 100g a piece. Took almost half an hour to bite through it. Back over the Rialto Bridge, we made our way down through the many shops to emerge at St Mark's Square. Fog was still heavy over the city and the top of the tower barely visible. Went ...
... More in the Romanesque style compared with Giotto's work which occurred in the next century. I found the development of Cafe Petrocchi and the Piano Noble (noble floor) an interesting tale. A coffee merchant in the 1800's wanted to buy and develop the adjoining dilapidated buildings, and when he did he worked to improve the whole area, increase his wealth greatly, and his house developed too. Dedication to Rossini had him build a concert room with Rossini's ...
... was hanging out in a square filled with pubs watching the Portugal vs Spain game. I grabbed a beer and watched the end of the game with many other soccer fans and it was just an awesome vibe. Afterwards I headed back home and was awestruck again at how beautiful the whole place was. I sat and listened to some Jazz on my phone while watching the boats go past for a while, it was really peaceful and relaxing. After a little while I headed home to sleep before our travels took us to ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services