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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Spagna Venice
A convenient location next to St Lucia station and the Grand Canal, but an awkward hotel to enter and leave, too many stairs. Nonetheless helpful, friendly and clean, and quite expensive. No fridge in the room for food or wine, no internet.
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... railway station. One last trip on the people mover and we were safely back on board with a comfortable amount of time to spare.
Having not eaten for a couple of hour and feeling the sugar hit from the jam pastry we had at breakfast diminishing, we decided it was for time for lunch at the buffet… a couple of sandwiches later we were in the right frame of mind to watch the ship leave Venice. After a short delay, the ship ...
... there is a lot of history here - far more than we Australians can cope with in one day!
And everywhere is soooooo clean (no grafitti) but there are cigarette butts in abundance... it seems that smoking is still a fashion statement here - the health warnings are overshadowed by the Italian image..... immaculately dressed blokes in red shirts, yellow pants and white shoes...with a fag hanging out of their mouths! And there are ...
... them. We also had saved a croissant from breakfast to give to them. We fed the pigeons, and sure enough they landed all over my arms and my head. Luckily they didn't poop on me, so I was happy. Later on in the day, we "snuck" the last pieces of bread from our lunch, into our bags so we can give them to the pigeons. We were walking to our hotel, when Lynn had to go to the bathroom. Sue, my ...
... efforts and devotion to the execution of this project kept him busy for 10 years, only completing one room at a time to insure his standards were being met. And, we got to walk in the crenellations (the top part), so I was on top of a castle. Bucket list...check!
A second project of Scarpa's that we saw on this trip was the Brion Cemetery in San Vito d'Altivole. This was an entirely enclosed cemetery in the middle of open farmland. From ...
... but worth every euro. We were serenaded for 40 minutes with several operatic songs and acoustic guitar solos. A smooth and comfortable ride thanks to our seasoned gondolier. They made us feel so comfortable and to us were the soul of Venice. We booked this tour through Viator.
After this amazing experience, we strolled through some the Square where music was being played, we ...