End of Tour and Onwards to Venice

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Courtyard by Marriott Hotel from the bus stop. Waiting for the bus to Venice in the rain.

Day 11 (cont) - May 29

We were dropped off at the Mestre Train Station by the taxi driver mid-afternoon on Monday.  We made final good-byes as each group headed to their separate accomodations.  I picked up another taxicab to take me to my hotel up near Marco Polo Airport.  Stayed at a Courtyard by Marriott that had just opened about a month earlier.  Still working the bugs out a little bit when I was there, but this should be a good hotel.  Nothing fancy, but as most of my business travel is with Marriott hotels, it was a little comforting to be back into a somewhat familiar environment.  By the time I settled in at the hotel it had started raining again and I was tired, so I went down to the fitness room and got a quick workout in, came back grabbed dinner and called it an early evening.  Hoped that the rain would pass through and that I could visit Venice proper in some nicer weather tomorrow.

Tues - May 30

Unforutnately that was not to be.  Tuesday morning dawned to more overcast skies and rain.  Grabbed some breakfast, bought a bus fare at the hotel and went out to wait for the bus into Venice.  Nothing really planned once I got there, figured that I would wander around take in the sites and play the weather by ear.

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