Ca' della Corte
Travel Blogs from Venice
... being spoken around us. The final scene ends to rousing applause, and we all stream out into the night. The rooms were rather overheated despite their size, so it's nice to feel the cool night air. We end up walking further than planned; one vaporetto seems to be ignoring its scheduled stop, and when we walk to the next one it is closed for the night due to construction work going on nearby. Finally we manage to catch a boat, and are in bed by midnight on our final night in ...
... like 'Where's Wally'. We looked at the yard that they make and repair gondolers. Venice is famous for its Merano glass. Pamela cruised the shops looking for some glass to take back home. They have all different kinds here and some of it is nice. I'm sure there will be something in our bags before we leave. We caught another vaporetto back to the stop near our hotel. We will be heading out shortly for dinner then I will try for some night shots of the city. More soon. ...
... spending two nights in Rome, our next tour
didn't start till 10am. Our local tour guide's name was Rosanna and
she was a delight. Loved her accent. She targeted Pete a little and
he was Nero for the morning. After touring around the sights of
ancient Rome, pointing out many things including a 2000 year old
building which had condominiums on the top – incredible
that such and old building is ok to be built on - then she took us
... Well I really wanted the ice cream, but if I got up I would lose my seat, so I got a cold drink.
This other guy came and sat in front of the table in front of me, and because there was just one of him she made him leave. She said the table was for 2 not 1, and for him to be on his way. I'm just pleased she didn't kick me out.
So if you ever meet an Italian, and they are rude and obnoxious don't take it personally its just who they are!