Locanda Casa Martini
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... off the lagoon.
There were the usual sellers of selfy sticks but now specialising in plastic overboots (prices ranging from 5-30 euros) and little luminous blue things that you flick into the air, plus the usual red roses for your beloved. No purchases were made!
Many people were happily splashing about in the water, with and without plastic covers and quite a few were also going barefoot into it.They weren't the locals! As our guide yesterday told ...
... is a bit like Disneyworld but without the Disney touch. Over 25 million tourists visited it last year, and only about 24,000 people actually live in Venice (on the outskirts of the city). This creates a city that is totally run by tourism and on the days the ships are in port, overrun by tourists. After you've visited the main sites, the only activity is shopping and eating in the many restaurants. I bought ...
... like some churches I have seen in Rome. It was mesmerizing and still had a minor sense of simplicity and class to it. After lunch, we went in to some of the shops. I found a pair of dark chocolate brown boots that I am in love with and a venetian mask.
There is another surrounding island, Burano, that we were told was a must see. Thankfully, we decided to end our day here! It is one of the cutest cities I have ever seen. All of the houses ...
Up with the lark and off to the water bus to San Marco.
A very impressive place which would have been glorious in is time. It was the centre of Venetian power, wealth and society. We decided not to join the 150 metre long queue to go into the Basilica. We visited the one near to us instead with no queues later on.
The Piazza and surrounds are ...
Eating Gelato on this amazing bridge with wall to wall tourists taking photos and snogging, the bridge and the view was rather impressive.
(Some of the snogging tourists weren't bad either.)
A clutter of boats and people on the canal, very busy, very wide compared to the rest of venice, but not as wide as Brisbane River. Majestic buildings reaching down to the water, the rich and revered have dwellings along the Grand Canal. Side ...