Hotel Villa Gasparini
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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Breakfast Available
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... art, only 25 people are allowed to visit at a time, tickets are booked in advance, for a time-slot, and when you arrive you have to wait in a climate controlled 'ventilating' room for 15 minutes before you can enter the chapel. There is so much to see in Padova, I wish I had known more about it as you could spend a week there and still have plenty to see, it is certainly a lot more interesting than Venice.
... s suddenly scrambling to keep the gondola from becoming a "water log"!
After a leisurely, delightful lunch and a few pictures, we bid our waiter "good-bye" as we headed across the Rialto bridge towards the San Marco and Academia districts. With a the goal of exploring some shops in the Academia area we had not had time to check out yesterday, we were occasionally side-tracked by a little shop here and a cute bridge there. Linda left me behind on more ...
... including ambulances and postal services entirely water based. Addresses are not via street but rather by numbers and these do not follow any order as it is simply the order they are registered. It takes postal workers around 5 years to fully understand where each house number is. All supplies are hauled from the small boats on the canal to the businesses in the city leading to high prices of food and other goods. The constraints of the city have led to changes in the ...
... good too. The next night, we went somewhere much more traditional and enjoyed local seafood for aperitivo and prawn risotto for primo. Washed down with a local white, very tasty. And everyone had gelati for dolce on the way home. Next morning on the vaporetto going up the Grand Canal, Bronte realised that the best thing about Venice was no cars - it was walking or boats to get around - ...
Today is our last day in Venice. We travelled across the canal to the Peggy Guggenheim Museum. She was an American heiress to the Guggenheim squillions and took an interest in supporting up and coming artists, such as Picasso, Jackson Pollock, Max Ernst etc. This museum was her home in the 1930s and has been left as a museum in her memory. It is a beautiful place with a lovely leafy garden, containing sculptures by Henry Moore (his vertical period!) et al. It is ...