Take a Hike

We wanted to get a hike/walk in before the predicted rain in the afternoon so we went down for the lovely breakfast and got some free advice from Federica at the desk. All set! We took a bus from across … Continue reading →

Ciao Venezia, Ciao Arrivederci, Grazie Ciao

It’s never long enough. I never want to leave Venice. Focus on how lucky we are to have the time we have there. OK. We went to Doge for our last Venetian coffee and said goodbye there. Got our bags … Continue reading →

Last Full Day in La Serenissima

It rained off and on all morning. We had a very few little errands to do so we got our rain gear together and went out. Caffee del Doge was first and then Rialto market for a little lunch salad … Continue reading →

Tuesday Part 2

I got home from my early morning adventure and did my normal morning stuff. (This is the BOGO day on my blog–I posted about the morning, earlier) Ken and I went to Caffe del Doge and then to the bread … Continue reading →

Getting the Worm–Early morning, Tuesday

I woke up at 5:45 and quickly decided to get dressed and go on a solo explore. Really worth doing if you ever have the chance! I walked first to Rialto but only stayed a few minutes. Got this shot … Continue reading →

A Day filled with Sweet Moments

The morning started slowly, laundry, 2 minutes (max) of exercise, reading… Finally we got out for some coffee and went to Mascari for a few little gifts. From there we walked backed to San Toma to the bread place. I … Continue reading →

Voga with Row Venice

I first met Nan in 2008 and we just hit it off. Knowing that the traditional, Venetian style rowing is her passion led me to “need” to try it. So through rowvenice.org we set up a lesson. Nan met us … Continue reading →


I really wanted to revisit Treviso. On our last trip we spent a day there and I came away feeling like I could live there. This trip: same feeling! We got up early and were on the train by 9:15; … Continue reading →

Being Here Now

We had planned to go to Bassano del Grappa on this day but when we woke up we didn’t feel like rushing to the train and Ken said “I’m not drinking grappa!” so we didn’t go. We just took our … Continue reading →

Slowin’ Down

The morning started with a text from Martin saying that he and Bill were going to the Frari. Since it’s so close to us, we met them for a quick coffee there before they went into one of our favorite … Continue reading →