Hotel Santa Lucia
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... Claudia and Giuseppe, but Matilde has been quite sick so they were unable to join us. The hotel we found is really nice, in a great location and we have 2 rooms that are adjoining so the kids are in one and we are in the other. There are lots of little shops downstairs from us so Paul and I are taking turns in popping out for a look as it's way to hard to this with the boys. We had lunch in a great little seafood restaurant that John has been to before and ...
... occasion - what a blessing! Someone even knew where it was! I parked Nanna there (a little stressed by now, as some of you can imagine), while I scampered up and down every nearby lane and alleyway like a rat in a maze. Success at last, but oh dear, the steep stairs! I retrieved Nanna and perched her on a chair in the lovely courtyard below while I lugged the large case up 2 steep flights to reception (as good as weights, guys!). Good news - a room on the ...
... to ward off low flying aircraft.
We crossed the wooden
Accadamia bridge and continued through the thronging streets to St
Mark's Square where we only paused briefly, now in search of the Hard
Rock Café. Located one street behind the square, we enjoyed a
Caesar Salad and emerged into the darkness into the St Mark's Square.
Neither of us were particularly impressed with it, ...
... I loved how quiet it was since there are no cars. I loved all the boats. I loved that you could just take a ferry to whatever Island you wanted and I loved that every corner I turned there was another beautiful view I wanted to capture. I will be back to Venice someday, especially because I did not get enough time to tour Burano Island. I'm still really bummed about that, but now I have a very good reason to come back someday.
We got on the train to come "home." That is ...
... far fewer stops. That crowd didn't start to thin out until we were past the Rialto Bridge.
I decided to catch the No. 2 (I've been riding the No. 1 most days, and the No. 12 out to Burano) because it goes over to Giudecca and San Giorgio Maggiore, the islands that you can see from St. Mark’s Square. For the No. 1 waterbus, it doesn't matter which direction you start out because it’s a circular route and you ...