Travel Blogs from Tessera
... shot Cafe Latte and a Pane (small baguette) with mozzarella and tomato - yum!! Now on to Paris where Vegetarians are frowned on!! Lucky for me I have found a list of Vegetarian Restaurants so I don't just have to eat crepes for the next few days (what a hardship that would be!). Arrived in Paris at 11:00. I had pre-booked a shuttle pick up. Will never do that again I don't think. They were not there as I was told they would be. After ...
... and canals. Esther got her red Italian leather handbag and we got some glass jewelry which is made on an island (Murano) near Venice, Esther assures me they were all bargains! We then wandered to the other side of the city which had a very cool island home with a wall right around it, where we caught a boat around the outside of Venice which was a good ride. We decided this was going to be a splash out day and we would have tea beside the grand canal! We shared a ...
I always like to get an idea of budgets when I look at blogs so I thought I'd give some details.
Breakfast of coffee and pastry has varied. The closer we were to San Marco, the more expensive. Sitting at a table has been between 4.20 and 5.50 euro each. Our last one was standing and that cost us 2.25 each. Living like the locals!
Lunches vary according to the type of meal. For a toasted panini or baguette it was about 5 euro each, a sit down ...
... Bellini and Titian. We quite enjoyed this place and once again, we used one of the free Rick Steves' audio tours downloaded to our iPods. Don't want to sound like a salesman for Steves, but he deserves credit for this service, very easy to listen to and quite informative about the sites.
We then decided to try and find a veggie friendly restaurant for lunch, Zucca, and so used an iTouch, that Anna lent to us for our trip. There is a city-wide internet ...
... sit up there and drink our wine or beer and just enjoy the serenity and the ringing church bells.
When you enter the apartment there is the kitchen and dining room, then upstairs to the lounge, master bedroom with ensuite, bedroom, bathroom and study, with steps up the deck on the roof. It really is a home away from home.
We arrived and got settled by 3pm so we headed out to roam the streets and canals. There is Murano glass everywhere here, as ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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