Days Inn And Suites Baton Rouge
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... and Scoule del Rocco in afternoon
Day 18 May 27 T Venice: Visit St. Mark's, Palazzo Querini Stanpalia and Accademia; pack for Wednesday departure
Day 19 May 28 W Locarno: Water taxi to San Lucia Train Station at 630 am; train to Milano; train to Bellinzona, and train to Locarno; met at station by Luigi and Barbara and escorted to apartment- what a beautiful view of Lake Maggiore ...
... 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. ...
... work boats for moving goods requiring refrigeration.
Gondolas: We learned that there are 433 gondolas in Venice, not all of which are underway at any given time. Our visit to the gondola fabrication and repair yard gave us a much greater appreciation for the vessel and their operators. The gondola are actually quite sophisticated in design, having an asymmetrical hull which causes them to go straight in spite of being rowed on only one side. In the early ...
... so ceiling. The model ("Cesare") was maybe 10'-12' in length and 6' or so in width. The details of the fittings, rigging, and lines were very intricate and apparently very accurate. I've included a photo but the glass case distorts the model plus it was impossible to frame the entire model in the photos. I call on Lamar to do a little research on this vessel.
Another interesting, albeit small ...
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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