Sunday, May 23, 2010

Venice, The City Of Love

Posted by Kero at Sunday, May 23, 2010
After our Rome rendezvous, we boarded Italy's high speed train called EuroStar to reach the next place for our holiday. The travel time from Roma Termini to Venezia Sta. Lucia is four hours. Glenda, our Italy contact person, booked our train tickets way ahead of schedule so we were able to avail the first class coach for the price of Class B. Train ticket for each person costs 69 Euro (345 AED/ 4,140 PP)

We arrived Venezia Sta. Lucia station around lunch time and boarded a public transport called vaporetto. We made several stops along the way, picking and dropping passengers, that it took a good 45 minutes before we reached the main district of San Marco where our hotel is located. Today, I share with you photos of our first day in the City of Love.

Venice is the only city in the world built entirely on water.

It stands on dozens of islets linked by some 400 bridges. The most famous of them is called Rialto Bridge spanning the Venice Grand Canal.

The romantic and expensive gondola ride. It costs 80 Euro for 40 minutes along the Grand Canal.

The colorful carnival masks for souvenirs.

Moonlighting in Venezia

 "This was Venice, the flattering and suspect beauty this city, half-fairy tale and half-tourist trap." ~ Thomas Mann.

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sassy mom on May 23, 2010 at 5:10 PM said...

Oh, this is the place I really want to visit. I just feel it's a really romantic place.

chubskulit on May 23, 2010 at 7:45 PM said...

Wow sis, vacation galore pala kayo! Ganda!

Mine is up now too.

""rare*jonRez"" on May 24, 2010 at 12:40 AM said...

that sure was a blast! i have yet to continue looking at all the photos you have of your European getaway!

btw, do you mind adding my R.O.T. blog in your roll? this blog of yours is linked up na. it's at

my xpressions blog at is soon to be closed. so i hope you can linked up my other blog so i can keep blogging updates from you still. i will also link your pink zest blog. see yah!

Cecile on May 24, 2010 at 11:36 AM said...

never been to Venice, but would like to see it someday, ang ganda kasi dun eh.

hope you check mine too :-)

witsandnuts on May 24, 2010 at 12:34 PM said...

The canal ride looks so romantic!

Marice on May 24, 2010 at 8:05 PM said...

oh my the place is so lovely! thanks for bringing us with you on your trip :)

u may view mine here

jeng on May 25, 2010 at 9:05 PM said...

One of my dream places to visit. What a romantic place indeed.

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