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Piazzale Roma

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  • Day13

    9/5/10 Venice 2

    September 5, 2019 in Italy ⋅ ☀️ 26 °C

    Couldn't decide what pictures to post so I'm posting twice. San Marcos Square is such an unbelievable place. Didn't go inside the Basilica as the wait was more than an hour, but got some good photos. Wish everyone could see Venice!Read more

  • Day196

    What is it?

    August 7 in Italy ⋅ ☀️ 26 °C

    Yes. We made it to Venice.
    But we had a little stop at Padua.
    I had to. As the real Lieske had taught me an riddle, if I had lost something. And that had everything to do with a strange guy in Padua.
    So we payed him a visit. And as it looks, also the town of Padua is quite nice.
    ..
    We arrived at noon in the suburbs of Venice, were we found another campsite. Booked for three nights, as we thought could use two days for exploring the city.
    But is it a city?
    ..
    We were able to take the bus already in the early afternoon to have a sniff.
    It became more than that, but the real deal was today.
    Strolled around again for more than 12 hours..again, and did a small 20km .
    Saw a lot.
    And as we navigated through the city yesterday, today we had the city play us.
    Just walked around in this maze of small streets who ends in the water.
    But don't you dare to take of your shoes and dip your feet into the salty water... the local police will order you not to. Sadly.
    We had a lunch ..a diner.. a sit in and a "take a look at others".
    And we decided that we do not know what this city is.
    Is it a city or a "open air museum"?
    Is it a city or a themepark? A collection of architectural art droped into the sea.
    A reserve?
    We miss .. at least I miss, the humm of a living city. The sound of life,
    Maybe because there are no cars?
    Or maybe because the real Venetian citizens are hard to find?
    Although it is a city you must visit, and we will just not see it all in two days, -we will not even come close,-
    it does not feel as a city.
    And that's a pity.
    So ...What is it ..
    Maybe we will discover it tomorrow.
    Our last day in Venice, and probably one of the last days in Italy.
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  • Day13

    Auf nach Murano Burano

    August 14, 2019 in Italy ⋅ ⛅ 23 °C

    Für 5 € Hin und zurück vom Jolly Camping zum Piazza Roma in Venedig. Dort ein Ganztagesticket für 20€ für einen ganzen Tag gebucht. Von da kann man in alle Richtungen mit dem Wassertaxi durch Venedig fahren.Read more

  • Day6

    Venice

    November 18, 2016 in Italy ⋅ ⛅ 7 °C

    Being close to venice, it started to get necessary to visit venice. So we did - tonight.. Maybe a relatively good time of the year - Momentarely are not too many tourists.
    And yes, it is a really pretty town!Read more

  • Day13

    Venice + answer to trivia question

    September 12, 2019 in Italy ⋅ 🌙 17 °C

    This morning we slept in a bit, had breakfast and then took the bus to Venice. We walked around looking at the different shops with masks and little souvenirs and looked at the gondolas. The gondola drivers had the black and white striped shirts and the hats with ribbon around it just like in movies. There were canals everywhere and there were lots of tourists around. Some houses had doors that if you walked through them, you'd fall into the water. We just walked around getting lost taking photos for the whole day. We found a park to have lunch and took a break from walking, and later in the afternoon, we bought some giant meringues to share. We also stopped in a chocolate shop that had a chocolate fountain and lots of delicious chocolate and cookie samples that the employees encouraged us to taste. It was super hot out, 27 degrees so we tried to walk in the shade near the canals. There were also lots of glass shops because there's an island that specializes in glass making.

    Answer to trivia question from last week: The earl grey tea was more expensive, it was 6,4 euros and the baguette was only 3,95 euros

    New trivia question: How many fountains are there in Zurich? a)50 b)210 c)800 d)1200

    Sophie
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    Ce matin, on a mangé le déjeuner et après on a pris l'autobus à Venice. On a marché pour toute la journée. On a regardé les magasins avec des masques et des souvenirs, on a aussi vue beaucoup de bateaux et de gondoles. Les personnes qui conduisait les gondoles portait des chandails avec des bandes noirs et blancs et des chapeaux avec le ruban bleu autour comme dans les filmes. On marché à travers Venice pour tout le jour, il y avait beaucoup de touristes et on a pris beaucoup de photos. À midi, on a trouvé un arc et on a mangé le diner, dans l'après-midi, on a acheté des grands meringues qui étaient délicieuses. On a ausi arrêté dans un magasin de chocolat, il y avait un fontaine de chocolat et beaucoup de petits chocolats et biscuits pour gouter. Il y avait aussi beaucoup de verre, il y a un ile qui spésialize dans le verre. C'était aussi très chaud dehors, 27 dégrées.

    Réponse pour question du semaine passée: Le thé earl grey est plus cher, c'était 6,4 euros et la baguette était 3,95 euros.

    Question pour cette semaine: Combien de fontaines est-ce qu'il y a dans Zurich? a)50 b)210 c)800 d)1200
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