Swiss International Michelangelo
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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Wireless internet connection in room (surcharge)
- Non-smoking hotel
- Multilingual staff
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... freed” the Jews to live wherever they wished.
The square in the Jewish Ghetto boasts a few café’s, a kosher restaurant, the Jewish Museum which we were unfortunately too late to be able to see, and frescos on the walls depicting the roundups of Jews during the WWII. The name and age of every Jew displaced and slaughtered from this Ghetto during the war is memorialized on the wall. Today there are only 450 Jews living in ...
... motor boat passed by, but I didn't fall over once, much less fall in. We rowed around the lagoon and then back into some of the northern canals. Seeing Venice from the water was cool, but it was even cooler to be doing the rowing. For my first time, I was doing pretty well at pulling in my oar to avoid obstacles and just generally keeping the boat moving.
shops in China, where child slaves are forced to make cheaper versions of the
age old crafts known to the city. With this in mind, we aimed to only purchase
from certified shops, which, whilst more expensive, would aid the local
production and not the slave trade. On our second day we found a mask shop
where the store owner was actually making them in the shop so bought from him.
For what it was, our hotel (Villa Rosa) was pricey (but that ...
... hand embroidered Irish linen" Christmas runner I brought was absolutely identical to one we found in a separate shop a couple of hours later for half the price and was certainly not hand embroidered. My absolute champion Kiwi friend Maddy went back and haggled for me and got them to price match with the other one, but they still claimed that it was hand embroidered and that cheap copies of their designs had been made. It wasn't until we got back to the hotel ...
... we walked the entire island, gardens and surrounds and found the perfect place near the Marina, with a forever view of her favourite city in front, and the gardens, history and culture, both old and new, behind. With words from and about all her special love ones, and a recital of her favourite poem, we joined her with Venice for eternity. Venice, already magnificent, just gained even more elegance. RIP Frances May (23.2.1929 - ...