- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... about how the weather, ocean and politics have impacted the evolution and maintenance of such a beautiful city. And a particularly relevant conversation to have before our walking tour of the city.
We left the ship by boat and headed through the Guidecca Canal to Cornoldi Pier. We weaved our way through walkways and over bridges to the Piazza San Marco where we saw the Doge's Palace. We ...
... some of the goods, but eventually we decided to go along - nothing to lose since we could always jump in the car and leave. As it turned out, it proved to be an informative and enjoyable evening, and since we liked what we tasted, we bought as well. The presentation was delivered by the Italian owner, who started the enterprise less than ten years ago, but his previous business involved deluxe reclining chairs - the type involving a remote control handset. His ...
... the drama queen…
Finally we were ready to venture out. Today would be a day with much time spent on the water. We took the vaporetto to Piazzale Roma and then got on the Murano vaporetto. We got off at the third or fourth stop on the island but couldn’t find much to do so went to another. I paid €1.50 to use a bathroom. I must say it was a very clean washroom but no hot water (I'm sensing a trend today). We couldn’t find ...
... frames around the paintings. Interesting to see the Prison and Bridge of Sighs. Audio tour very good.
FACTS: The Bridge of Sighs was intended to connect the Old Prison and interrogation rooms in the Doge's Palace to the New Prison, which was situated directly across the Rio di Palazzo (Palace River). It was designed by Antonio Contino and took about two years ...
... come to life, rich mosaics of gold covering every conceivable spot, detailing biblical stories and all manor mythical.
It's all very impressive, but in a different way to the opulent magnificence of St Peters, or the huge volume and serenity of Notre Dame.
The work involved in the mosaics is mind boggling, who has the patience?
We wandered around, looked at the treasury with its ancient religious relics, and then ...