Archive for 2017

Jun 23, 2017

Second day in Venice ~ Part 2 which ended in total fulfillment

We had planned to do the traditional 40 minute gondola ride despite the high cost but it just didn’t appeal to either of us.  There was boat after boat after boat and it just seemed so very commercial and certainly not romantic.  Even before we left Canada for Venice, as we watched this webcam,  which […]


Jun 22, 2017

Our second full day in Venice ~ part 1

Tuesday June 6th started with our visit to the Doge’s Place.  We had no idea what to expect nor how long we would be there.  It did take the full morning.  We had pre purchased museum passes for 25 Euros each.  This covered the entrance fee to the Doges Palace which is 20 Euros plus […]


Jun 19, 2017

Getting back to Venice

Once we arrived in Venice, I did a first day post with a brief synopsis of our trip to Italy .  Click here for that.  My plan was to take notes so that I could recall where we had been, and what we had seen etc.  Things moved way too fast for that.  We just […]


Jun 18, 2017

Crazy weekend

No idea what I did yesterday morning but it was computer related.  I fear that I am becoming addicted to this machine.  Meanwhile Colin got busy cleaning the inside of our home.  This is the first moment that has been free to clean.  Remember all the cobweb covered boxes we brought inside from our crawl […]


Jun 16, 2017

We continue to have serious problems re flooding

When we returned from Venice Sunday we wondered why the streets were wet. We visually checked it out on Monday and by Tuesday morning it was looking very grim. We realized that things were serious and we needed to get our RV out of storage.  Colin contacted the park manager and set up a meeting […]


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