5.28.09 Arriving Italy – to Venice
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Vex- double vex! You take one wrong yield, end up on a new highway, GPS goes askew, and you’re on a road headed *opposite* where you want to go-
It was about 5 hours of driving today. Our ferry landed in
We stopped at the first gas station in
We’ve not seen any ANRC offices and after awhile, I finally stopped him from going to so much effort, went back to the camper, and took all the bikes off. Sugar’s garage is big enough that all the bikes fit in there fine. We reloaded a few containers, all but 2 fit, and then we removed the bike rack too, with just 2 screws.
All this meant that the worry about the 500E fine for missing the hazard panel was simply eliminated. Vaporized. No more worries. We’ll either find a panel or just deal with the bins in the way while in
Anyway, Camping Fusina is nice (40E for the 4 of us per night), right on the water overlooking twinkly
There is a Camping Fusina boat to
We are on the ship channel and every once in awhile a HUGE ship will pass within 50 yards of our lawn chairs- an awesome sight! There are kayakers right in front of us.
There is a lot of energy here- we see students making canoes and now the waterfront spots are full. We got the last one. There’s no real system and we just squeezed in along with our neighbors. John and Elizabeth from
Jazy enjoyed meeting some Parisian architect college students- I was proud of her for just going up to meet them. I was also glad she declined the beer they offered her!
The sun is setting, the sound of laughter and water splashes from the pier, and birds singing fill the air. It is a beautiful day with just the perfect temperature air.
We’re just happy to be here! We’ll explore
Is it high season? June is near! I tremble with the thoughts of all those people. We’ll research and enjoy to the fullest!