Faced with the fact that my traveling companions hate walking, we decided to skip walking around Venice for a second day in favor of taking a boat to the islands of Murano and Burano. We bought a day pass for the public transportation system (which turned out to be an excellent idea) and headed for […]
My take on Dialogue is a little more literal, if that is okay. Before our trip to Venice last year, I practiced enough words in Italian that I was able to enter this gorgeous Venetian shop, speak with the lady in the photo, and buy these earrings made from Murano glass. She spotted me as […]
“Infinite” means time to me. How long would it take to travel to the end of the loggia, or walk across the city from one side to the other? The first photo is Corfu, Greece, and the second photo is in St. Mark’s Square in Venice.
I finally finished sorting and labeling over 800 photos from our trip and posting them to Photobucket. Not to worry, most of them didn’t make the cut. Here is the link, if you would like to check it out. http://s1209.photobucket.com/user/seramed/library/Venice%202013 Next in line is trying to recreate some of the wonderful food we ate. First […]
Today was a walking day. Hotel shuttle to San Marco, then we left the canal behind and followed two short walking tours suggested by Rick Steves in his book “Rick Steves Walk – Three Walks in Venice.” I would recommend his books to any traveler going anywhere. They are insanely practical and give excellent advice […]
I am here, in Venice, an amazing city I have wanted to visit my entire life! Blogging from my phone is painstakingly slow, but I’ll get used to it. It’s three in the morning, and since I am apparently still running 7 hours ahead of myself and can’t sleep, I can at least write about […]