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... 80 euros for 20 minutes –
totally not worth it! Headed back to the accommodation and dragged my
sorry ass suitcase back to the train station to catch a shuttle to
the airport. Arrived with plenty of time, had the best Italian pizza
we'd had to date, and then found out that our flight to Paris had
been cancelled! Had to wait in line for ages to get reassigned to
another flight the next day. Got to the accommodation at 11pm and
despite easyJet promising us ...
... a relief. Arriving in Venice though after all the miles and the storms was something of an anti climax. When you see Venice in movies, on travel programs and even in pictures, you only really see the Grand Canal and the area around St Marks Square, but in fact you have to first enter a lagoon which is surrounded by a spit of land at such a low level that its hard to see on the approach. The main landmark is the huge black and white lighthouse at ...
... I'll tell you what's worse than spending umpteen hours in transit. Getting to your sweatbox tin shed aka cabin and spending the majority of your evening kill mosquitos. It just makes you more sweaty. The trouble was Kate and I had different issues while staying here. Kate has acquired a phobia of mosquitos (warranted, as you'll find out) and as most of you know I have a weird heat thing going on. I wanted the window open as to get some airflow but ...
... and stood and watched him cut the turkey and the ciabatta bread in front of me. Kamie had a prosciutto and mushroom sandwich. Total for 2 people to eat lunch at a "standing counter" and enjoy it immensely ~ less than 10 Euros! Wonderful and worth the walk!
After lunch and shopping in Mestre, I was exhausted and begged Kamie for a nap so we took a < 2 hour nap today and it was tough to wake-up but we did... and then we ran ...
... Italy and I couldn't think of anything better than to head to midnight mass... Adam had other ideas, but come midnight, he was sitting right beside me. The church interior was incredible, the singing was positively angelic and the amount of people crowded in the church was beyond belief.... All the same, come 20 past, we were both sneaking out the back door!
Its Christmas!!!!! ...