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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... a water taxi back to familiar ground. Again unfortunately we had no ticket and panicked the who,entire we were on board. We were not keen to pick up a fine so once we knew where we were we got off, 2 stations before ours, and walked the rest of the way. An interesting morning. We did manage to see water ambulance, finance boat and a funeral boat. We also walked through a park area where many Bienale activities were set up. Also saw a Muslim lady dressed ...
We headed into Venice on Easter Monday and OMG it was ridiculously busy, there was a lot of laneways and streets that we were all doing the sheep shuffle to get through, crazy. There are no vehicles in Venice, no scooters or bikes, the only mode of transport is feet, ferries, water taxi's and of course Gondola's. I guess we didn't pick the best day to have our first day in Venice but such is life, just added to the experience. We bought a map from the tourist ...
... these days has a population of only about twenty residents but was the first of the Venetian Islands to be populated way back when. Unfortunately due to the area becoming swampy, malaria became a problem and people moved to Venice and the other islands. We saw the remnants of what was once a rather large church and a small museum recounting the history of this island. Then onto Murano the island famous for its glass works ...
... eggs, cured meats, eggs, tea. Yum.
Decide its too hard to go to the Dumo and think we had better just get to the airport.
We check out of the hotel, wave to San Zaccaria as we leave, past the hawkers and street stalls to the jetty. Get there early enough for the taxi. Not a long wait , 15 minutes maybe. Everyone is so tense waiting in line, all want to be on first.
One ferry arrives, going ...
... and sat right at my feet rattling his or her paper cup. My money stayed in my purse. The church was amazing of course. We paid to go into the museum, and climbed the steps and went outside to the loggia where the four horses are, which gave us fantastic views over the Square. I enjoyed hanging over the railing, but Terry was concerned about the structural integrity of the thousand year old concrete balcony. Such a worrier.
There were ...