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Can I Really Leave Venice Without Getting in a Gondola?

Everyday SB and I  walked along the sidewalk to the large area of gondolas moored in front of the Hard Rock Cafe. There was always a snaking line of excited tourists waiting for the black shiny boats, cameras ready, clicking away, while the gondolier decided who would ride in what boat. 1,081 more words

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Last Stroll and a Concert; In Venice

This morning’s stroll is through the Clock Tower entry from St Marco’s Square to back streets we haven’t been on yet. Enjoy our last walk in Venice! 205 more words

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Walkin' the Walk and Peepin' Out Windows in Venice

This morning we are on a mission through the quiet streets to take pictures and then head over to St Mark’s Square, (Piazza San Marco) the grand square surrounded by the historic buildings of the Doge’s Palace, Campanile Bell Tower, and St Mark’s Basilica, before the crowds commence. 671 more words

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Dawn at the Rialto Bridge Market, Venice, Italy


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We are walking through the deserted streets to get an early view of the Rialto Bridge without a ton of tourists in the way and to go to the Rialto Market. 289 more words

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Venice, A New Day!

9am. Up early, eat breakfast, out the door we go. We couldn’t wait to explore Venice! Oh, woe is me! We are bumper to bumper, head to head, squeezed together! 523 more words

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Fray

Fray in archaic terms means to scare or frighten away. This is graffiti on a wall in Venice painted by Gorilla Spam. I think the intention is to scare away the tourists or at least show the tourists how they look to others. 41 more words

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Venice: A Palette of Light

For Stage 2 of the AIT Tour, (Austria, Italy, Turkey) there couldn’t be an easier way, for us, to get to Venice, Italy from Vienna, Austria. 690 more words

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