Day 7 Italy: Off to Friuli and a Night at a Vineyard

November 27 Heading to the vaporetto in the misty morning we’re sad to be leaving Venice but excited about the next leg of our journey. Zig-zagging down the canal to Piazzale Roma we lamented the fact that we missed going to the Guggenheim and seeing the DaVinci exhibit at the Accademia. Venice is a city…

Day 3 and 4 Italy: The Music of Venice

November 23 After a beautiful day yesterday it turned rainy and cold. We woke up to flooding all along the Riva degli Schiavoni and the Piazza San Marco. After breakfast we ventured out to pick up a piece of jewelry Larry got me for our anniversary, that was being sized and then looked for a…

Day 2 Italy: A Day of Cooking in Venice

November 22 Today is our anniversary. Ten years of wedded bliss. Well, perhaps not every moment was bliss … who actually lives like that? It has been pretty amazing so far. I had an idea a few weeks ago that it might be fun to find a local chef that does cooking classes, similar to…