Venice November 25th 2011 Venice
Venice is magic. We had a beautiful loft apartment on the northern aspect of the city in Cannaregio. It is a very residential area with its own atmosphere and some great local restaurants and bars. Each night we left the kids babysitting Oliver while we had a drink and cicchetti or 2 on the 3rd canal. These are little snacks you have with a drink, often bread with meat, che ... read more
Europe » Italy » Veneto » Venice Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more
Below is our initial naive profile, now I say we are 2 insane adults taking 5 whining kids across to the other side of the world. There names have been changed to Hamish the initiator/independent know it all, Jo blond moments, Zara FYI, Bella where is my entourage and Oliver what when how and why.......
We are a family of 7 escaping the island state of Tasmania to travel through UK, Italy, Spain and France for 3+ months over the winter. Kids range in age from 5 to 13 yrs. Hope to show them enough to inspire their own dreams of travel and adventure.... full info