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... as much as we tour and see the sights.
Today is a fun holiday in Italy. November 11 is the feast day of St. Martin of Tours, who started out as a Roman soldier. He was baptized as an adult and became a monk. It is understood that he was a kind man who led a quiet and simple life. The most famous legend of his life is that he once cut his cloak in half to share with a beggar during a snowstorm, to save the beggar ...
... We had two train rides to look forward to; one would take two hours and the other would take three. We were heading to catch up with a friend, Tara, that we knew from Bowen and we were really looking forward to it.
Having had a hard time securing our transport, at one point we talked about scrapping Venice from our itinerary. I am so glad that we didn't. Though our visit was no more than a glimpse, I'm so happy that we had the chance. Venice you are ...
... had to carry our own bags (for the first time in 3 weeks!) to the ferry. On the way there Sim figured out that we really didn't need to get up so early that morning because we actually had longer in Venice than he thought. He thought we had only booked us to have 1 full day there when we actually had 2days. We had left early so we could try and fit more in when we got there. Melissa hadn't had her morning coffee when he worked that out so wasn't very impressed to find out she ...
... I flew from Venice to Rotterdam (well I flew to Brussels, then took a bus to Rotterdam). As my cousin and I were walking to the bus, we stopped to get some smoothies, then realized the bus would be leaving in just a few minutes, so we ran (seriously, full speed running) through the crowds of the teeny alleyways of Venice, and barely made it to my bus on time. It was a quick trip, with quick goodbyes, but I'm so glad I got to go with them. And hopefully I will see my family again very ...
... by the masses as opposed to art gathered in museums seemed to hit on the Franciscan ideal.
From there, wiped out by the heat, we headed back home, cooled off, and drank a lot of water. A little nap time was essential before dinner. Perhaps the concept of the siesta was invented as a precursor to air conditioning. We siesta-ed in our air conditioning.
It was time for dinner in a good Italian restaurant. ...