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Oct 30, 2018 - The Islands of Burano and Torcello

Well, I guess we really did survive the Venice Flood of 2018!! It was described in the New York Times and other newspapers. We were kept warm and safe by our tour guide. We walked around St Mark's Square as you saw yesterday; had our lunch of pizza in the rising water and were back in our hotel by 1pm. High tide was about 2pm. Our hotel had been newly renovated against flooding; so like I said we were warm and safe!! Today, the sun came out and the waters were calmer so we set out on our water taxi to two nearby islands. The Island of...

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May 1, 2013 - Venice

We have a whole day today in Venice with many things to do. We begin the day with a cruise thru Venice to the Arts Center where we see the art of glass blowing demonstrating the making of Murano glass. Very skilled and beautiful work. Afterwards it is back on the boat and off again to St. Mark's Square for a gondola ride. It was very nice; our gondolier was not the singer but the one 32 boats in front of us had the singer and the musician. As we float thru the waterways the sounds echo off the walls of the many homes we pass. It is a...

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