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Pre Blog Today is about the enjoyment and the journey. Rachel and Simon will arrive around 12 midday and we are booked into the premier lounge at the airport at 1pm before our 3pm flight So it's a few beers and a nibble to eat before our flight. With a 2 hour flight and the hour difference in time we don't arrive in Venice airport until 6.30pm and then we catch a private speed boat across the lagoon to Venice City Our apartment for the week is near the Rialto bridge. Quick ...
... on some clothes and slipped out the door to let Jamie sleep another 30min while I went up to top deck to get some pre dawn pics of Venice as our ship sailed into port. I expected to see the western skies a little light blue from the impatient morning sun but all was black. After not seeing a single person on deck I quickly realized that the time must have changed last ...
... Grand Canal vaporetto to Piazza San Marco, where we were to catch a connection for Murano. These ferries wait for no man, a point graphically demonstrated when a family were separated, the dad being slightly too far behind his wife and child and the barrier closed. The little girl promptly burst into tears and was not comforted by the fact that he'd catch the next ferry and meet them. Paul helped the mum with her suitcase when we disembarked so she ...
... as has titled himself (short for GPS) was in his element telling us all how stupid we were for not being able to match his navigational agility.
We took a lazy afternoon stroll around Rialto before getting set up for dinner at the Bauer hotel. Dad had arranged a table for us all right out on the Grand Canal, but unfortunately the weather had other ideas - big thick dark clouds looked like ...
... br> So far, my favourite thing about Venice is the air. I cannot describe it but the air is just so different here and it is exhilarating. I love the smell of the water (I guess I'm used to seaweed stink) but that mixed with the specific scent of this place is just simply glorious.
Well, now that I've written my long-winded story, I am off to bed for the night. I've posted lots of pictures from our water taxi ride and excursion today :)