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... others toured city, major sailboat race,
Day 11 May 20 T Rome: Arrived Civitavecchia, bus to Rome (Elena)- Hotel Ambasciatori, forgot hat on bus-returned next day,, walked to Spanish Steps and Trevi Fondation, lunch at local restaurant, pizza across street from hotel (waiter's wife worked in Baton Rouge)
Day 12 May 21 W Venice: Fast train to Venice, met by Untour host ...
... of detail that the artists were able to achieve is truly amazing.
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We had actually toured the Doge's Palace the previous day with John and Cindy but decided to include a description of the Palace in this posting because of the physical relationship of the two structures. ...
... The mooring and un-mooring process was achieved without the use of either bow or stern thrusters. They seemed to have no apparent passenger limit. We travelled primarily on the No. 1 (local-stopped at all Grand Canal landings) and No. 2 (express- stopped at only selected landings). As part of our Untours deal, we were provided with a week's Vaparetto pass which greatly facilitated our comings and goings.
Water Taxis: These vessels could operate ...
... yielding a total of about 150 oars.
A very early map of the Atlantic Ocean (Mare Del Nort) and the surrounding land masses presented a reasonably accurate depiction of the United States and the West Indies.
One scale model depicted a two lateen sail configuration with an unusual forward rake on the "jib mast." (that's probably not the correct term for that spar-can someone help?)
Back to our starting point with 4557 miles and 672 gallons of fuel behind us.
We really enjoyed the experience although we were gone for 17 days; it seems some stops weren't long enough, but we were all getting a bit homesick.
We were blessed with ...
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