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    Sunday, August 12, 2012

    Venice - one of Italy's most romantic destinations!

    Venice is indeed ravishing, feels like every crumbling building, evocative alley and sun-dappled square has been photographed, painted and sighed over by countless visitors.

    It will always remain in the traveler's heart as a fascinating piece of historic Italy and one of Italy's most romantic destinations.

    Vaporetto (water bus) - cruise the Grand Canal on the cheap.....marvel at the stately procession of sumptuous water palaces gazing majestically upon centuries of comings & goings.
    Left - relaxing in Hotel Vecellio

    Exploring Venice....

    St Mark's Square - was once the epicentre of the wealthiest & most powerful city in Europe, the crossroads to the medieval world's most fascinating places, a glorious homage to human ingenuity & faith in the merchant's skill.  Nothing compares with seeing St Mark's Basilica bathed in golden afternoon light, embracing a millennium of glorious history and gleaming facades.

    Dining in a Venetian busy restaurant - Porcini  Risotto & Buffalo Mozzarella Salad 

    Left - Ponte di Rialto, the busiest bridge in Venice.  Today, it is one of Venice's most-visited sights lined with souvenir kiosks & gondoliers touting for trade.

    Left - Campanile di San Marco & Clock Tower - The Tallest building in town.  Once at the top, you'll be rewarded with a jaw-dropping panorama of the city and, on a clear day, the Dolomites.

    Left - San Giorgio Maggiore (Island, Church & Open-air Theatre), this picturesque island, dominated by the 16th century church of San Giorgio Maggiore.

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