A Day in Venice, Italy

Ciao! We’ve spent the last week and a half in Italy, starting in Milan, and ending in the beautiful Venice. Venice is a place I have always wanted to visit, so doing so was an absolute pleasure. We walked about 8 miles around the area, weaving in and out of narrow pathways between buildings, crossing many bridges and even getting lost trying to find our way home! Here’s a peek at the bridges and canals, foods and drinks, buildings and more…

Bridges and Canals

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Each bridge is unique and brings a different view.

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Gondolas can be found at every bridge and waterway.For 80 Euro, you can get a 30 minute ride.

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Candy cane lane or maybe a place to get a haircut?

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The Grand Canal

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Love the reflections on the water. I must share what you can’t see in the pictures, is the smell that reminded me of a dirty fish tank. Not everywhere, but some places you get a whiff.

Food, Drinks and Souvenirs

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The meat selection though!

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A wide selection of pastas in different shapes and colors.

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Gelato is everywhere, yum yum!

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Lots of love in my cappucino

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Hot wine to warm you up!

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Stores abounded with Venetian masks, some beautiful, some creepy, but all very ornate.

Buildings and Things Around Town

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After about 4 miles of walking, we reached the ocean. Here you can take water taxis out to see the islands.

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The bell tower through the city streets.

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A piece of the Basilica, Piazza San Marco

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Buildings in St.Mark’s Square

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Flags of Italy and the European Union

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Golden dragons on the gondolas

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They had an ice skating rink! Never heard about that before!

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There was a serious graffiti problem, it looked like it all happened recently. There were teams all around cleaning it up.

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Travel buddies and photographers Caleb and Trevor

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Love is in the air<3

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Me and the gondolas.

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Live music fit the scene perfectly.

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Slade loved chasing the pigeons as usual. Apparently, Venetian pigeons are a real problem for the area. He didn’t think so though.

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That Italian Gondola Driver Life

And then the day came to an end..

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Arrivederci! See you later Venice ❤

 

 

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