Got up this morning and made our way to La Trinchetta for coffee. First we stopped at Palazzo Ruzzini to check on a few things for Pat and Bob’s arrival. Trying to figure out about airport transport for them.
Then we started walking east through Castello. We wandered along until we go to the Lagoon, watched some guys fishing and this guy who reminded us of Anthony’s workers:
We walked through the gardens and on to the San Pietro church where we enjoyed a visit.
It is so quiet out there—doesn’t seem like crazy, busy Venice at all.
This fruit stand is actually a boat.
Gotta love the laundry over the canal.
We came home on the vaporetto and went to lunch at Al Fontego dei Pescatori. I had gnocchetti with scallops and zucchini—fresh tasting with just a few scallops for flavor. The little gnocchi were tasty and light. Ken had tagliolini with scampi. The waiter was nice enough to tell me that his shrimp were supposed to be raw—“marinati” and I said he would prefer them cooked—no problem. I drank prosecco and Ken had beer and we both had beautiful mixed salads.
Next stop the Billa because they have the kind of cereal Kenny likes.
Then home—reading and rest time.
We have had to turn on the A.C. It’s was in the mid 80’s today. Summer has arrived.
I took a walk by myself in the early evening while Ken did some work.
We had sandwiches and wine for dinner and walked down on the Fondamenta Nuove where the breeze is blowing.
Tomorrow we go to Bologna for a Slow Travel get together and, likely, lots of great eating.


The Heat is On — 3 Comments

  1. Jan, the laundry photo is fab!! Have fun in Bologna with the gang, sure wish I was there to join in on the fun, laughter, and good eats!
    ciao for now,

  2. One of my fave walks in Venice is through that neighborhood on the way to San Pietro di Castello. Love the laundry photo!

  3. Hi Jan & Kenny, Sooo sorry for not having caught up with you sooner. What an unbeleivable experience. How long have you been doing this. Jan you really are something. I am so impressed. I have a feeling that you would love to live there.How is the weight going. I guess with all the beautiful walks, you do not gain much.if any.until the next time. Had my 7th treatment yesterday.Continue having fun. LOVE Aunt Debby