Jun 17 2008

Visiting Venice, 2008

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This was the eighth year that my friends and I visited Venezia. I stay a little longer and enjoy it more each year. My usual plan is to start each day with a light breakfast at the pensione, visit a museum and a couple of churches in the morning, have a light lunch, take a boat ride or two on the vaporetti in the afternoon, meet friends in the garden for an apperitivo and then on to a leisurely dinner. In case it is not yet clear, food plays a big part in the enjoyment of my time in Venice.

I do not understand the travel writers who complain of the difficulty of finding a good meal in Venice. I also find that the US press is filled with articles about very expensive restaurants. With the current US$ vs euro rate, expensive restaurants become extremely expensive.

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