Locanda Casa Querini
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Venice is the most identifiable city I know of in the world. Its narrow streets, back allies, green jade canals, pedestrian bridges and gondolas are so very distinctive. This is the second time we have been to Venice. The first was in 1992 with Allison as a part of her Italy college graduation trip and just 4 months after Rick's by-pass surgery. < …
... during those hours. One young man dressed in traditional Jewish style asked out guide if anyone on our walk was Jewish. When he found out we are Jewish he tried to convince Pierce to lay tefillin with him (pray in a traditional way).
We also saw Casanova's bridge, Rialto Bridge, the Basilica de Rocco, The School of Painters where many famous artists like Titian studied, one of the only two gondola factories ...
... and canals. Esther got her red Italian leather handbag and we got some glass jewelry which is made on an island (Murano) near Venice, Esther assures me they were all bargains! We then wandered to the other side of the city which had a very cool island home with a wall right around it, where we caught a boat around the outside of Venice which was a good ride. We decided this was going to be a splash out day and we would have tea beside the grand canal! We shared a ...
... ghetto between sunset & sunrise. The community was freed of these restrictions by Napoleon but they were reimposed & final freedom only came when Italy became a nation in the 1860s. It grew to about 5,000 but is now about 400 & during the war about 250 people were deported in 1943 & 44. The remainder had fled the area & were sheltered by Italians in the surrounding countryside.
From here we went to the Grand Canal & took a boat to St ...
... they blow glass into you name it. After a brief look at the process then we are spirited away by one of the owners for a history lesson and a hard sell. The glass blowing has been the same company or family since 1046AD and they are very proud of their work as indicated by the price tag! We escaped but the boat ride was well worth the sales pitch the Bauer must have a deal with the glass company as the boat trip was complementary. ...