Not quite as noisy this morning and things took to about nine o'clock to start moving. Walked back to St Marks Cathedral and waited about twenty minutes to get in. Impressive building and although it clearly stated no photos nobody seemed to worry. A mass was going on but as in Notre Dame nobody worried. There was some sort of parade today in the square for the Italian ANC with everyone dressed up and seemed a big deal. Seemed odd to me that all those who walked ...
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Getting into Venice and finding your abode in the dark is some sort of challenge. Fortunately we had a chaperone named Carlo (aka Sherpa Tenzing) who knew where to go if we hadn't it would have been interesting to say the least. After a bus ride from the airport we took a water bus from Roma to Rialto where Carlo met us. After about a seven minute walk through a maze of alleys we came to the apartment naturally enough a canal going past front window. It is in one...