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Today we had to wake up very early because we had a long bus ride to Venice. Once we got to Venice we had a walking tour, it was really hard to understand what our tour guide was saying. After our tour we went to the glass factory and watched a professional glassmaker create a glass vase and glass horse. After that we just wandered around Venice …
... t really complain and it was a large room with nice bathroom.but no view.
Plan A was to get a beer at the bar by the Arsenale as this is a good price and not usually crowded. However when we got there all the seats in the shade were taken and it was seriously hot and sunny. So Plan B was to go straight to our favourite restaurant -Al Vecio Portal- but when we got there it was closed! Not a good start. Round the corner ...
... from the San Marco Plaza. Our gondolier was very informative by telling us of the history of Venice and the buildings we saw, and what it takes to become a gondolier. He was thought by his grandfather, and the profession is normally passed down the generations.He was even kind enough to sing for us!
Once we arrived back at the docks we went in search of dinner. This time we decided it is best to get two items to share between the three of us. The food here ...
... Grandmothers in Italy. Her Grandmothers were making pastas and sauces; mine were making chopped liver and gefilte fish (which I never learned). In 2001, Marika graduated from the Institute of Culinary Education in NY. From there she worked at Chanterelle in NY under the tutelage of David Waltuck and then at Il Cantinori under Frank Minieri. Ultimately she opened Acquolina in NY and developed a client list to cater for who’s who. Among ...
Friday 15 May 2015
Venezia - finale
It's our last day. The weather has deteriorated; clouds, showers, possible thunder. You get the wet picture. Our passes had run out, so walking was the order of the day. We crossed the Gran Canale and headed for the Museo Storia Naturale, which turned out to be a good choice. The early bits offered a very well presented pre-history section, but this then changed into a very non-pc section of stuffed ...