Travel Blogs from Sottomarina
... of Venice. So we booked a third night at the campground.
This allowed for our second day in Venice to be spent exploring the islands that are connected by picturesque canals. The day started off fairly overcast on our way into the main island. We visited some of the many leather and Murano glass shops and also enjoyed our first Italian gelato. We made our way to the other side of the main Isla d to then catch ...
... fun negotiating the water; walking along the canal wall and being piggy backed by someone who had taken off their shoes was the preferred option. Later, we noticed some tourists wearing plastic galoshes which came up to their calves. We got lost and found our way to Piazzale Roma where we mailed off the key to Casa sul Lago which I had found in my handbag.
We only had to wait about 15 minutes for the special vaporetto to arrive. However, we almost missed ...
... dirtiest city we’ve been in. There is trash in the water, trash in the streets, trash overflowing the bins and littered on the street. Everyone in Venice is a tourist. There are shops selling junk mixed with shops selling things of actual value in every possible nook and cranny. Handsome Gondoliers hang out around the waterways tying to entice you with their good looks, suave manners and flashy stripped shirts to take ...
... place to eat lunch and it was delicious. Then we Cached some more and more and more got lost numerous times but saw a lot of things tourists normally wouldn't see. After numerous tries we finally made it to the Rialto bridge and took some lovely photo's. Now to find St Mark's Square! Along the many wrong turns Rhiannon saw a lovely bag however was unsure if she wanted to buy it, a short walk up the street and she realized it was too bigger bargain to ...
... wanted it that way. In a way its reassuring that not too many of you are keeping tight tabs on the blog so I don't even have to apologise for the hundreds of photos and day to day banalities that I keep uploading (We're using the blog to upload all our photos so we don't lose them if we lose the laptop). Having managed a few comic anecdotes earlier on I've struggled to find anything humourous to recount of late. Lyd will probably agree ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services