Travel Blogs from Venice
... ended four hundred metres away. But when I found the statue I was looking for, turned off of the main thoroughfare and went over just one bridge: near silence. Like the flick of a switch the crowds and their noise was gone and there was barely another soul in sight. Occasionally a boat would putter by and when it was gone, the only noise would be the gentle swish of it's wake lapping against the buildings. I knew straight away, just like I knew straight away ...
... tour being run by this Christian charity that sends out young guides to churches all over Europe. It was actually a really good experience, and the guide was very informative. Found out heaps about the history of the church, and Christian iconography.
Apart from that, went to a few parties at the hostel I was staying at – Camping Jolly. There were a lot of ...
... Too much spaghetti and he outgrows the balance of the gondola. Engineered to swing to the right this allows the gondolier to stand with one paddle always on the right side of the gondola from which they mange to skilfully maneuver those 11m craft with great precision down narrow canals and under the lowest of bridges. Although all gondoliers are generally men there is on female well known amongst the tour guides. Her name is Jane and she is an ...
Today we had a glorious day in the sun. We decided that there was not too much to go out sightseeing so we got up a bit later and then headed out. We went to the San macro bacilla which was an amazing church, the inside was tiled like a mosaic which each square was smaller than my finger and this covers the entire building. Must ...
... during sunrise.
After we docked, we ate our final breakfast in the Colonade and I made sure to include my two favorite breakfast items - an almond croissant and a grilled tomato.
After breakfast, we waited in one of the public areas to be cleared for disembarkation. Once outside, we retrieved our luggage from the terminal and found a taxi to take us to the Hilton Garden Inn ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed