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Italy ~ Venice ~ D11 ~ Murano and Burano

We spent Day 11 on two islands in Venice – Murano and Burano known for their glass and lace. Now, most of the glasses and laces are imported from China and no longer produced on the island. But they continue to … Continue reading

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Italy ~ Venice ~ D10 ~ St Mark’s Square

After our Grand Canal cruise (see previous press), we spent most of day 10 in St Mark’s Square. Besides the Doges Palace, there was plenty of must-see in the only piazza in Venice. We had a small misadventure at our … Continue reading

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Italy ~ Venice ~ D10 ~ Grand Canal

威尼斯真的是水都!If not for this trip, I wouldn’t believe that there are no cars, buses, lorries etc in Venice. Roads are really meant for people to walk -it feels good not to have to look out for traffic although we were always … Continue reading

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Italy ~ Venice ~ D9

I really wanted to finish my presses about Venice before I went to Melbourne but time forbaded it. So here I am, a few days back from Melbourne, pressing about Venice which kind of reminded me about Australia when I was there … Continue reading

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Italy ~ Florence ~ Venice ~ D8

It’s time to say bye bye to Florence. We spent a few hours in the world of Michelangelo’s David. The facade of the Accademia Gallery, David’s home, is so ordinary that one might not notice it if not for the snaking queue outside … Continue reading

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