Locanda Ai Santi Apostoli
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Well we bid a fond farewell (or as GJ would say; au revoir) to the ship at 9.00am this morning and started yet another leg of this fantastic adventure. We have discussed this holiday while watching the waves go by sipping a bubbles or a Jack or Capt'n and decided that we have actually incorporated three separate holidays in one. The first being the …
... writing my blog and uploading pictures whilst waiting for my dearly beloved to wake. He duly does about 7.30 and we are out the door by 8.15am. Breakfast is on the terrace overlooking the Grand Canal and the view is spectacular! The hotel serves up a lovely buffet and we eat our fill, sitting outside watching the main 'highway' of Venice go about its daily business.
David messages Scott to see if he wants to join us but he has had a bad night (air con ...
... you ever do, look for the yellow signs and they will guide you back to the main square or the other side of the island. We finally got to the restaurant to be met with jugs of wine and many, many plates. There was so much food that just kept coming and coming!! It was never ending. The first course was a few different dishes; roast potato, steamed greens and spinach and honey carrots (mum yours are just as good!) a selection of cured meats and calamari. Then ...
... A$140) is worth it given our heavy cases and other bags. The other benefit of the private transfer was that it gave us a fantastic introduction to the canals of Venice, firstly with a smaller canal and then entering the Grand Canal. Just prior to this, we catch our first sight of the famous gondolas that Venice is famous for, and soon we see lots of them in what appears to be a traffic jam next to the Piazza San Marco. Soon we turn down a smaller canal that runs off the Grand ...
... part of Venice, the island based bit plus another 30,000 on a few large islands nearby not linked by bridge and only accessible by boat (Murano, Burano, etc). This compares with about 170,000 who live on the mainland, of which about a third of these live in Mestre. Nothing wrong with a bit of context! Most visitors stay in Mestre because it is easy and cheap to get in and out and because they can't afford to stay in Venice!