Travel Blogs from Jesolo Lido
... simply charming (for you Laura). We caved and chose dinner along the Canal Grande and split a pasta dish and another pizza. It's true- both are better here. Personally, I love the thin crust and light sauce, with fresh cheese. After dinner we headed back to the neighborhood where our hotel was and did some more shopping, as well as had another scoop of gelato before heading back to the hotel. It felt lame to be in our hotel by 9pm- but we were ...
... much cheaper than our earier St Mark's square refreshments. “We need to get the kids drinking beer” – this is because beer in Italy – even Venice – is cheaper than coke.
Another highlight of the day was just happening to spot a TV at the time of the Kiwi double rowers, so we stood watching and cheering as Eric Murray and Hamish Bond cruised home for gold.
As I am writing this Grant and Adam are ...
... the hub of most activity, accented by the Campanile, which began life as a lighthouse in the ninth century. Gothic styles were adapted to create a new kind of Venetian Gothic art and architecture. Unlike any other city in Italy, Venice is a unique blend of water, art and romance. This uniqueness is also its curse. Each year over 20 million people visit Venice creating a huge environmental problem for a city that is sinking into the ...
... ha, ha! Actually, the elevator was quite modern and it took just a couple of minutes! A local person was operating it!
Well, let me tell you that the wait was all worth it because once up there, the vistas from the tower were absolutely breathtaking. I could see all of Venice in a 360 degree panoramic view! It was unbelievable. Looking around me, ...
... time to explore. We looked for an open restaurant but couldn't
find any so we went to a takeaway pizza place and had some pizza,
then went and had a gelato. Walking back to the coach we saw how very
few things were open.
Once on the coach we headed for Venice. We just
talked on the coach and were given out our Venice maps and details
about the city in general plus a bit of history.
We arrived at the campsite ...