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... and calming (until the gondola operator rocked the boat on purpose to freak us out). Otherwise I just went shopping and ate pizza! My new personal favourites are aranccini balls because they are so yummy and really cheap! We are staying in a nice actual hotel during our Venice visit which is amazing. We have a little TV, so in the background while we have been repacking we've seen the hostage situation in Sydney come to an end via the BBC. I can't believe that ...
Went into the Basilica, but I'm a little 'churched out'. I know it was amazing but there's almost too much here - sensory overload.
Thought I'd head back to the hotel to rest my weary feet (forgot to pack my sandals, so have been wearing thongs for days) but found myself on top of the Academia Bridge just as all the boats were making their way down the Canal for the start of the Regatta. Got myself a prime position right at the top of ...
... get his hair cut. Luckily the hairdresser spoke English, he told us he rarely gets tourists coming in for hair cuts and that Venice wasn’t very busy which we thought was weird as it was heaps busy and would hate to see it even busier than it was! Marc was pretty happy with his cut, albeit probably a little shorter than he would have wanted.
After his haircut, we found a square that had a café and enjoyed a beer. I seem to love ...
... to have those on the ferry back to San Marco.
We changed into dresses and had dinner at the Hotel Restaurant. Dinner took FOREVER. Yes, Italians are slow, but this was the slowest meal I have ever had here. We left just in time to go grab our mini prosecco bottles we also got at the grocery store and found a spot along the side walk to watch fireworks. We had to wait an hour, but it was worth it. These fireworks were INCREDIBLE. I have never seen a longer, more ...
... city by setting wooden pilings on the 118 submerged islands. It is a city with no cars but only water taxis and gondolas as modes of transport. You wouldn't know it's on so many islands over a small space because you are continuously walking over the 400 foot bridges that cross the 170 boat canals which make the city easily accessible.
The structure that is Venice was created out of necessity. The population had to escape a barbarian invasion. The city’s ...