Category Archives: Italy

How my screwing up affected our trip – Getting from Lucerne to Pontresina

July 19th ~ Travel day Lucerne to Pontresina Well, this was my punishment day for screwing up our reservations. The itinerary was intended to be one day taking the William Tell route from Lucerne to Lugano (overnight there for one … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day ~ Along the canals of Venice, Italy

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Recap – A trip around the world in pictures

On March 13th, we flew out of Los Angeles, with a change of planes in Beijing, which brought us to New Delhi, India. This was the starting point for our seven month around-the-world dream trip. Picking out a favorite or … Continue reading

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Venice to Estonia ~ Travel Day plus how to take a water taxi to/from the airport to Lido

Monday May 12 ~ On the road water and in the air again I had not given it any thought before, but if there is an emergency on Venice and you need to get to the hospital, how do you get … Continue reading

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Murano, Italy ~ An island devoted to blown glass

Sunday May 11th ~ Murano, Italy Today we once again took a water taxi from the island of Lido (see map above).  This time to the island of Murano. “In 1291, all the glassmakers in Venice were forced to move to … Continue reading

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Venice, Italy ~ Water Taxi, San Marco, Doge Palace, Gondolas and Cannoli

Saturday May 10th ~ Venice, Italy (Mother’s Day Weekend) Venice is made up of 118 small islands and linked by bridges and canals.  We had booked a hotel on Lido Island which is about a 10-15 minute ride via water … Continue reading

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