Travel Blogs from Caorle
... hotel, or demolished. St Marks Cathedral is as spectacular as ever and we went there (without queueing) during the one hour when they have the lights on during the day. This made such a difference to the mosaics - the entire ceiling and most of the walls are covered with pictures and designs made from small mosaic tiles in gold or glass and the strength of colour of the glass and brightness of the gold are seen at their best with light. There are ...
... drink in St Marks Square, of Proseco along with musical accompaniment. What a way to spend an hour or two? Thankfully the rain had stopped and the cloud partially cleared, lets hope it stays this way for tomorrow.
staying in a small family run hotel where the towels are not towels but like large linen tablecloths( they do a reasonable job but are a bit weird, and the hand towels look like tea towels. The bathroom is half the size of our whole room and includes a bidet, a first this ...
... a bacon, artichoke, and cheese on toast. The toasted sandwiches were common in Venice. My sandwich was perfect, hit the spot...and was a mere 3euro50. I had a bite of Tom's pasta and it too was good. He really liked it. It had the most unique tasting sauce we had since being here.
Tom topped off his lunch with a coconut glacÚ he enjoyed at a place serving it in the same square we had lunch. And then finally back to the apartment.
We rested for ...
... cool! We continued our
walk along and came onto a main thoroughfare. The gelato bars are so
tempting! But lunch should be first.... Then gelato!!! The main
drag came out into a square and we found an actual seat in the shade
that looked over the water. We need to keep stopping as it is a very hot
and dry day. Supposed to reach 27!! Thankfully the winds are very
soothing and refreshing. We started smelling pizzas and pastas and got hungry straight away!! ...
... 10:30. The boys went hunting for the kissing statue where legend states if you find the frog on the statue and you are the 100 000 person to kiss the frog then a beautiful princess will appear to carry your backpack. From the pictures the boys puckered up a lot but alas no princesses appeared. Earlier in the day, Liam and I climbed the 366 steps to the top of the Belfry Clock Tower which was really quite a steep spiral staircase. The view ...
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