Locanda Antica Venezia
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed
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... it. Unfortunately it was closed, and would be for the winter he said, but we found it. We also sighted a residential building from the gondola which stood above the "normal" homes in the area. A building which looked like it could take an elevator and so we were satisfied we had retraced Barry's footsteps, at least in part.
We had a good walk, bought a few treasures at the Rialto Bridge, dined wonderfully in Cannaregio, been serenaded by a gondolier (oh, yes, I ...
... and churches that lined this canal and soon we were crossing the mouth of the Grand Canal. At this point there was a distinct reduction in speed as several gondolas appeared from nowhere with early morning tourists experiencing the thrill of a lifetime before the canal became uncomfortably crowded. The Vaporetto docked and as we all filed off, we were immediately hit by rows and rows of hawkers and souvenir stands. This was the gauntlet that led up to St Mark’s ...
Today is a transit day.
After 2 1/2weeks we farewell Nice and France and begin our time in Italy.
Our flight had been changed several hours a while back to a 1.30 flight from mid morning so we had a leisurely start before negotiating our way down the 4 flights of unpredictable stairs we have been puffing up several times a day.
The bus was about to depart at the bus stop as we dashed up the street so the driver was good enough to wait for us. It ...
... on her daughter. Aussies, so a quick chat, and it turned out they were going to Cison di Valmareno where we had been for a walk.
We then caught our connection, choosing the slow all stops vaporetto. It wasn't too crowded so were able to have a spot at the rail and just watch all the activity along the canal and shoreline. A very busy place, with the vaporettos at times queuing up for their turn at the wharf.
Initially thought this ...
... away. The drive went smoothly and the scenery became absolutely Italian. Or what I consider Italian anyway. Yellow and orange houses. Agriculture done in patterned paddocks. Rolling hillsides. Simply stunning. As we approached Assisi a storm rolled in and we approached in the he wet and dark! A quick McDonald's run and up to Assisi Gardens a converted monastery for the night. One days are very long and we are seldom in bed before 10 or 11 so we ...