By: Hillary Beck
Today was our version of the a la carte day, meaning there were options and everyone in our group could pick what they chose to do for their remaining day in the Venice/Jesolo area.
The option taken by the majority of the group included a trip to Murano, which is basically a separate
From the glass factory we walked around the “streets” of Murano for a while and took in some lunch at local cafes alongside the canals and the shops. Murano was very colorful in comparison to
We had missed the prior taxi, so we were told to meet back in 20 minutes for the next taxi. Well, most of us didn’t wander off too far. When the taxi arrived about seven and a half minutes later, those of us who were still within shouting distance were totally safe, but there were a few stragglers who had decided that those 20 minutes to spare would be a great time to go grab some ice cream for the boat ride back. Coach Bonvicini was the one missing and when she realized that the taxi was leaving without her, none of us had ever seen her move so fast. I mean, she could move! Forget the fact that she was holding a fudgecicle in hand and not willing to put it down, she was going to get on that taxi. Well that didn’t happen. Coach B missed the taxi and would wait another seven and a half minutes for the next one. It was definitely one of the funnier moments of the trip so far.
The group dispersed onto their separate ways from that point in the day. Some shopped until they dropped in
Until the next time, Ciao!