Travel Blogs from Venice
... knives, pistols, rifles, armour,bows over the Venetian history 800 years ago. There is no other city in the world anything like Venice and the only way to discover it is by wandering the streets and getting lost....which we did...and enjoyed. Every turn of a little lane way,there were new and wonderful places and buildings that came to the fore unexpectedly at times.... The Gelati in Venice was superb, and was the best yet ( and we have tried it in many towns now) and there are ...
... They had wines listed by different regions in Italy. We came across Venetian and Veneto wines and weren't sure what the difference was. We knew that Venetian was Venice, but what the heck is Veneto? Our waiter told us that Veneto is a region in Italy including Verona, Venice, etc. kind of like a province, so we decided we would give it a try and were not disappointed. On the menu tonight, we supped on four ...
... for Venice, the water is also rising, so our tour guide told us they think there's only about another hundred years for Venice. I haven't checked that fact out, but if it's true that's not very good! It's a beautiful city and a lot of visitors come to Venice each year - 400 times more than the amount of residents in it. We liked Venice, but wouldn't be in a hurry to come back - probably too many tourists. We booked a walking tour and gondola ride with some vouchers ...
... a fishing community. In contrast to the old limestone and marble of the city, the buildings on Burano were painted in bright blues, oranges and reds. Laundry was hanging to dry from every house. We enjoyed a lovely late afternoon lunch there.
One thing was becoming very clear. Pisa is not the only place where there is a leaning bell tower. Throughout the City of Venice and on Burano I only saw one bell tower that did not have a serious list to it. That ...
Today we head to Venice for the day (http://www.venetia.it/). After
trying to decipher the train schedules we decide to drive across (about
one hour). a quick search on the net to find parking info and we're off.
The weather is being kind to us today - overcast but no rain (or snow),
with temps down at 3 degrees. the drive across is ...
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