Today was a great day of exploration and quiet discoveries. Incredible art and sculptures on display for only a few Euros while other venues are sold out at outrageous prices.
On the down side, we experienced our first human gridlock. Hordes of visitors and tour groups overwhelmed many passages and narrow corridors along with smaller Compos, small squares.
On the upside…the food has been delicious, everywhere. Today’s lunch was a nice mixed salad and an off-the-charts spaghetti with baby clams in a light butter and olive oil with garlic and chopped chives. A chocolate tart and a tiramisu helped finish off the last hunger pangs…along with a 1/2 liter of white wine!
We won’t overwhelm you with pictures but here are some we liked from today along with a surprise.
Tomorrow is our last full day before we make our way to an airport hotel for our early flight home Tuesday and back to reality!
Love to all!
Frari Church (Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari) filled most of our afternoon. It is a massive church filled with artwork by artists like Donatello, Bellini, Titian and dozens more. It is like visiting several museums all at once.
Here are just a few of our favorites.