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Travel: Venice

For me, Venice is my favorite place in Italy. While Rome sizzles like a barbecue grill during the summer, Venice's water canals and highways keep the city cool throughout summer. Dining al fresco is perfect in this city. Whether you'll be content with a pizza or just plain bread dipped in olive oil, you can't avoid being amazed and entertained how a city can be utilizing canals instead of streets.

Riding a taxi boat as we sailed underneath this bridge to another.
Just another street canal...
We stayed at a camping site and slept in one of those cute cabins.
St. Mark's Square
I love how houses have flowers hanging from their balconies.
Taxi? Anyone?
Let's go for a gondola ride.
St. Mark's Basilica
Part of St. Mark's Basilica
This photo reminds me of the movie "Italian Job."

Comments

  1. Lovely, lovely! I'm beginning to get to a travel mode. This looks like a very romantic place.

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  2. oh my goodness, lovely, just lovely, now my feet are itching for another travel...

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  3. ahhh, beautiful! ♥
    venice is soooo poetic!

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  4. did you go inside st mark's basilica? ganda no?

    when my mom went there, baha daw, kaya naman she wasn't able to really go around. sayang coz it's a very beautiful place!

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  5. I was also amazed how this city uses the canal as transport. it lessened the stress in the streets. admittedly, i only found out about it in the Italian Job movie. :)

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  6. What a romantic city! I wish I can go there someday.

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  7. Very beautiful!
    Ang cute ng cabin nyo! May bathroon na rin sa loob? I wonder what the interiors look like. I'm intrigued.
    How was the condola ride?

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  8. venice is included in my "dream list". i wanna ride in gondola too. looks romantic! :)

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  9. wits, i'm still on travel fever. i didn't want to come back to work...sigh.

    kg, yes, we did go inside St. Mark's Basilica. Sayang, i hope your mom can go there again. try summer time.

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  10. A gondola ride costs a fortune!
    When my sister and I went there sometime in 2000, we almost went broke when we decided to hire one. But the thrill and experience of seeing Venice from a gondola is priceless. Especially with a goodlooking gondolier steering the boat hehehe ;)
    Oh welcome back from your vacation. Looking forward to seeing your pictures :)

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  11. I saw on TV that Venice was sinking. did you hear anything about that when you were over there?

    Do the gondoliers sing O Sole Mio? hehe

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