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TravelPod Member ReviewsAntico Capon Venice
Nothing special but good location and decent prices with reliable wifi
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Off out again along the banks of the grand canal, watching the water taxis and locals glide across the beautiful water, and taking some photographs.
We caught the train from Venice to Rome, which takes just under four hours and cuts through some magnificent countryside, especially through Tuscany. This was postcard Italy, with olive groves, tall skinny olive trees and rolling hills ...
... wise beyond their years. We decided to spend an entire day together in Venice. I seriously couldn't have met two sweeter girls.
Venice was beyond charming and wonderful. The canals were beautiful and San Marco really was gorgeous despite all the pigeons and gulls. I enjoyed gettin lost in the areas less travelled by tourists of course but this was worth the crowd. The girls and I ...
... of the city. Looking at parts of the city as individual entities can be quite unattractive. For example, the canals were filled with dirty water and were a dark green/brown color but when you look at them as a part of the city and how everything built on and around them fits so well together, you can see the beauty in it. Which is part of what makes this city special. There is so much history and beauty there and you will not find another place like it in the world.
Day started with short walk to the river taxi for 20 minute ride to another island where we visited glass blowing demonstration and tourist trap showroom. The glass blowing was fascinating and requires a lot of skill to make the delicate shapes etc. The apprenticeship takes 15 years - makes you appreciate how dedicated these craftsmen are. Some 4-500 years ago Venice became the major centre for glassblowing and developed an extremely rich trade with ...
We love and miss you all. Thank you Don Bolen for letting me know all is well and glad to hear you are enjoying your bike trip. Hopefuly Bill, your second week of hiking is less wet. Becky was talking to John on the phone who said that mom was doing really well, almost back to her normal self and we are glad to hear that mom keeps working on getting better.
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