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... br> Day 22 May 31 S Locarno: Train to Bellinzona where we met Elizabetta for visit to market, Civico and Castelgrande; lunch at the castle
Day 23 May 1 Su Locarno: Sara hiked lake promenade; Roger e-biked to Azcona (Mt. Verita) and Minusio; went to antiques fair- disappointing; Swiss "Blue Angles" air show over Lake
Day 24 June 2 M Locarno: Train to Bellinzona; train to ...
Following John's tactic, we set our early Tuesday morning the 27th to be at the front of the queue for admission to St. Mark's Basilica at San Marco. We succeeded beyond expectations and found ourselves first in the queue much like John the previous day at the Campanile. Not having posted John's winning form previously, it is included along with Sara's.
St. Mark's, located ...
... work boats for moving goods requiring refrigeration.
Gondolas: We learned that there are 433 gondolas in Venice, not all of which are underway at any given time. Our visit to the gondola fabrication and repair yard gave us a much greater appreciation for the vessel and their operators. The gondola are actually quite sophisticated in design, having an asymmetrical hull which causes them to go straight in spite of being rowed on only one side. In the early ...
... so ceiling. The model ("Cesare") was maybe 10'-12' in length and 6' or so in width. The details of the fittings, rigging, and lines were very intricate and apparently very accurate. I've included a photo but the glass case distorts the model plus it was impossible to frame the entire model in the photos. I call on Lamar to do a little research on this vessel.
Another interesting, albeit small ...
Back to our starting point with 4557 miles and 672 gallons of fuel behind us.
We really enjoyed the experience although we were gone for 17 days; it seems some stops weren't long enough, but we were all getting a bit homesick.
We were blessed with ...
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