Locanda Ca' Foscari
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Today we went on the train to Ferrara, Italy and Ravenna, Italy. So once we got up we caught the Vaporetto boat to the train station and then caught the train to Ferrara. Once you got to Ferrara we went and found one of the old old castle with a mote around it which was pretty cool. But when we were at the castle we didn't go in because my dad and Zoë didn't feel the need but I really wanted to go in but we steal went and sat in ...
... Lots of canals, lots of boats and lots of walking. Surprisingly, you can walk everywhere in this historic district using the many small bridges that cross all the canals. You just can't walk anywhere in a straight line, and you need to deal with the crowds.
... piece had to be renamed as the Catholic Church at the time did not appreciate Veronese's depiction of very "human" Apostles at the table - picking their teeth, etc. The painting was renamed The Feast in the House of Levi, which apparently satisfied the Church at the time. Countless other pieces of artwork including sculptures, paintings, murals and triptych were almost overwhelming. It's an impressive museum.
Next we spent an hour or ...
... and down narrow canals and neighborhoods of Venice, and
then out on to the main Grand Canal and back around. We found our first Pizza
place and ordered up a few slices to take and eat on the steps of a small
bridge over a canal way. We sat with our drinks and pizza on the steps as
people strolled by, a wonderful people watching place. This might have been the
best Pizza we have ever had so we are two for two so far on meals in ...
... unappealing, but it is delicious! The squid insides are pureed and essentially used as a thickener, but an additional effect is that they add tons of flavor and some saltiness, resulting in a truly amazing dish. There was also one little round red pepper garnishing the pasta that had been stuffed with anchovy and I could easily have eaten about a dozen of those! The gnocchi was divine. To me, it tasted like it probably had just a little bit of flour in it, so not entirely ...