Casa Santa Maria Formosa
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... Our group of 5 or 6 gondolas was serenaded by an accordion and singer, it was a nice experience.
We are now back at our hotel and will be having dinner with our whole group shortly.
No pictures today. I have tried uploading them 3 times and have been unable to upload for various reasons. 3 strikes and your out. I will try again another night if I have time.
... us to use.. which I did.. well I loaded and started and it all seemed good.. but when I came back .. it wouldnt open.. everyone tried to get it to open they even got a guy to come out.. no dice.. so underwear, pant and a shirt were left behind..
Today we strolled from where we are Ca' D'ore its a great location easy to get around..checking out the churchs ...
Wow Venice, my last stop In Italy for the time being.
It was a bit sad as I realised that the next place we visited, I wouldn't be able to speak the language. Yes I could say basic words like please and thank you everywhere else but in these other places their English is better than my knowledge of their language.
Venice held fond memories for me as a kid and I couldn't tell you why till now. Revisiting I understood. The places that stuck out in my mind from ...
... go and explore this well known city of rivers and canals.
Right there just off the main car park was a lovely old stone arched bridge which I guess was the way into the city and so off I headed in that direction.
As soon as I got onto this bridge I started taking photos. The first sights of all these old buildings and canals full of passing boats is simply amazing.
I soon found myself in a rather busy street filled with shops of ...
... the savings you make by staying in Mestre vs. Venice is spent on travel...is just wrong (unless you get a dirt cheap hotel in Venice).
Day 1 - Venice by Foot
A short bus ride into Piazza Roma, Venice and we caught our first glimpse of the "sinking city." Boats dipping in and out of the waves everywhere the eye could see. It really is just like you see in the pictures. Instantly I knew we had chosen the right city to visit. I was mesmerized.
"Forget the map ...