My Gondola Guide

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Venice, Italy

When you are readying to get into that gondola ride you anxiously been waiting for all of your life and your eyes are not on the vehicle or the water but on the tour guide. Venice is one of the most romantic cities in the world but at that point, something else was bringing some music to my romance and had me at hello. Yes, never thought a man in stripes would bring me repouse but cause me distress, could not pass out on the drooling, salivating man machine with butter right in front me. Say Amen to Jesus!

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Visit to the Island of Murano, Venice

IMG_5072Still traveling through Venezia and since it was a day of leisure, we went our separate ways to the islands of Murano, Burano and Torcello. Murano is famous for its beautiful glass blown products. We visited Ferro & Lazzarini and watched a demonstration of glass blowing and then visited the shop where there were endless numbers of beautiful glass products of every size, shape and color.  They don’t allow pictures in their showroom. So, enter the website here and enjoy.

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Ferro & Lazzarini Glass Factory

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The Art of Glass Blowing

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Arriving in Venice

 

IMG_4993It was a day of leisure with no specific activity scheduled but unbeknownst to us Amber – our tour guide, had something up her sleeve and others took advantage of the break, brought their tickets to visit some of the most famous islands that makes Venice our guide kind had similar trip planned, visit the islands of Murano, Burano and Torcello, the difference is, it was no costs for us.

It was drizzling morning when we arrived at the Stazione Marittima on the west end of the islands of Venice. We parked the bus at the Piazzale Roma bus station, walked pass through a mini flea market to catch the water taxi. Some of us stopped to savor the local pastries, yes we couldn’t wait, and since the visit was previously booked, we walked up to the boat already docked.
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