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  • Day22

    Venice

    June 17, 2016 in Italy ⋅ ⛅ 25 °C

    We went to Venice last night for dinner and it was flooded the water was mid calf height in some places. But we soldiered on taking our shoes and socks off and wading through to the restaurant. Some restaurants were flooded with people sitting with their feet in the water eating as if nothing was wrong. Our restaurant wasn't flooded but when we finished dinner we had to make our way back it was worse. The whole of St Marks square was under water with people everywhere laughing and taking photos. What an experience that was the highest the water has been for yonks according to our guide. Had a great day there today. Went for a gondola ride through the canals really enjoyed it. Then strolled around the shops so busy people everywhere. Then this afternoon we went on a cruise around the islands and stopped at Murano. Beautiful little place. No cars and shops everywhere that depend on the tourist trade. The houses are semi detached and are painted all different colours. Really different.Read more