Locanda Antica Venezia
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed
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We had a slow morning as we didn't have to be out of our hotel in Bologna until midday. We skyped Ben after breakfast and then booked out at 11:30. I had booked first class tickets from Bologna to Venice so there was no fighting for seats and luckily there was still plenty of room for our luggage even though the train coming through from Rome was fairly full. A very pleasant train journey. I had booked a water taxi for Venice for 56 Euro ...
... it less of an eyesore.
Obligatory pics taken we successfully navigate the automatic ticket machine and hop on a vaporetto (water bus) and head to the San Marcoula stop to visit the Jewish Quarter. The vaporetto rides are an experience in themselves. They wouldn't pass muster with Australian Workplace Heath and Safety regulations but they are a quick, cheap and efficient way to get around. Put it this way...the water taxi to the hotel cost €70 ...
... that tasted like Mac and cheese and then it had bacon through it. Yet again another dish I will add to my recipe book. During our main dishes we had an accordion player coming through the group playing some traditional Italian songs and opera pieces, through to some more recent songs like somewhere over the rainbow. Fortunately that was the last large dish and we finished off with vanilla and go collate gelato that tasted like heaven and nothing I have had before ...
... outside- torrential downpour. I spend some time this morning working on Myanmar visa. We still don't have them! I am a little nervous. I call Dad and ask for his help because I am supposed to call hotel in Mandalay but cant get through with either Magic Jack or my T-mobile service. Daniel is in having breakfast with Stephen and __________(can’t find name on facebook) arggg- a couple we met here.
Around 1 in the afternoon ...
... It is now recognised as the cathedral of Venice. We venture through the square and the building around the outside that now contains many of the world's most exclusive brands, and stumble across the Hard Rock Cafe, where we stop for an early dinner.
In the early evening after dinner, we return to the hotel after losing ourselves in the alleys (despite having a reasonable map). Getting lost in Venice seems to be normal for most visitors and is part of the charm of this ...