La Scala Palace
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... return. We
would love to, especially if we can include Crete and La Marche in a trip.
Sadly we could not see Jane and Ian in Rome as they suggested as they were
heading for Croatia the day we arrived.
We carried on with our wandering of Venice, guided today by
caches. There was one nearby in a public garden, which we would not have
discovered in any other way. The Savorgnans Park is one of
the few public parks present in Venice. It has gates, but these ...
... are building on all the time. Walking off the plane the intense heat hit us, so much haze also, don't know how they can stand it, Emirates was ok, food nothing brilliant, one thing we enjoyed was the camera which showed us landing, impressive. Landing in Venice airport, what a shamozzle....3 planes at once, no lines, just a crush of people. Took 45 minutes, we are now on Italian time. Caught water taxi to our hotel, pinch myself I'm back in Venice! But boy it's hot. A shower ...
... since 1720. Goethe and Lord Byron drank there. Because of its premiere location on the Piazza San Marco, it commands an ungodly high price, with an extra 6 euros per person upcharge for the atmospheric music played by a small quartet. Even knowing all this, we ducked out of the rain and into seats to enjoy a mid-afternoon sweet.
In search of possible restful things to do this evening, we found several excellent programs on ...
... poor old back isn't what it used to be. We ordered a couple of beers to start then looked through the menu. Delicious dishes and so many choices, Brendan ordered squid pasta with cuttlefish and I ordered tagliatelle with mushroom & shrimp. Wow the best food we have had so far, simply stunning and heaps of it. With our bellies full and our legs and backs rested we headed out to tackle the crowds again. We decided we had had enough for the day and balked at having to try ...
... cheese. One of them was having pasta. But according to the waiter, that extra. But he brought it for me and didn't mention anything about it being extra?! **** this place wow. But on the bright side, met some real down to earth, outgoing twins from Alabama/Tennessee. We bounded over hostels, Portlandia and extreme dislike for selfie sticks. The mom was very nice and the father barely ...