Villa Rizzi Albarea
Travel Blogs from Venice
... quick look in the surrounding shops and churches.
Our local tour guide turned out to be absolutely hilarious as she gave us handy hints on restaurants- don't go there I don't like them or Mamma Mia look at those tourists! The guide age us a lot of history about the place but the part that most fascinated me was that Veince was built and reclaimed to provide protection to the locals from the Barbarians that would come down from the Moutains, something I most definitely didn't know ...
No matter what happens, travel gives you a story to tell.
-- Jewish Proverb
The time has quickly come around,
With that you must agree,
We're off on yet another cruise,
Across the deep blue sea!.
Our starting point is Venice,
Then Sicily we do go,
Where Mt. Etna threatens to blow her top,
That well known vol-can-o!
Then Naples & Civitavecchia,
We've been there both before,
... sort of liquid form.
After St. Mark's we headed across the canal to visit the San Salut, the church built after a plague had wiped out a third of the city. Much of the church was undergoing restoration so we could not see a lot of it but its interior is quite somber while on the outside there is over one hundred statues in the facade.
We then went to the Guggenheim and went through its excellent collection of Modern ...
... to the other, so the girls had their very own room at the hotel. That worked very nicely for all of us and gave the girls a nice respite from Grandma and Grandpa.
I worried that staying in the Mestre section of Venice instead of Venice proper would be a much bigger problem that it actually was. Our hotel turned out to be roomier and more modern than anything we had ever stayed in in Venice before. And the employees were very pleasant ...
... than Venice, Italy. February 22 marked the day and we spent a relaxing weekend in this charming city.