Tag Archives: Venice

Trains And Planes And Crawly Things

This is the fifth of the series on vacation travel. The first four installments hashed through travails of newbies in a strange land. We figured that once we got things straightened out our travel adventures would wind down. Not quite. Initially we … Continue reading

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The Masks of Venice

For no other reason than to put up some vacation photos. Did I mention the weather in Venice at the end of September was absolutely stunning? No better could be spent of our time in the evening but strolling the … Continue reading

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Trains And Planes And Crawly Things

This is the fourth of the series on vacation travel. The first three installments hashed through travails of newbies in a strange land. We figured that once we got things straightened out our travel adventures would wind down. Not quite. … Continue reading

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Venice P.M.

No story here. Just an excuse to post some images. We got to Venice about noon, hiked 600 feet to the hotel, and went out for some photos. Fourth (top) floor of Hotel Nazionale. Nice view out the back. Not … Continue reading

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Getting Acquainted With Venice

I have to say our concerns about Venice were overwrought, and you should consider this.  How, we thought, could we possibly stay in Venice.  The place is so popular and so compact, hotel accommodations will be either non-existent or else … Continue reading

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Colorful Burano

Another post resuscitated from a previous travel story. In the northern part of the Venetian Lagoon, the island of Burano offers a different aspect of life in Venice.  Landing at the foot of Via Marcello after a ferry boat ride … Continue reading

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