April 11th, 2000 by alephnaught

Walking and riding (sailing?) around Venice

The Ca’ d’Oro is a large art museum on the Grand Canal one stop north via Vaporetto No. 1 from the Rialto bridge. You get off at the Ca’ d’Oro stop and walk part way down the alley, er, street to the entrance. One of the famous pieces inside the museum is a painting of […]

April 9th, 2000 by alephnaught

Training to Venice

We had a slow morning. While some work was being done by the rail line between Roma and Firenze, a World War II bomb was discovered. They decided to detonate it during the time our train was to arrive, so we were delayed two hours. But, we finally got our train and got to Venezia. […]