Tag 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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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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