It was a rainy day in Italy. I thought Venice was going to be flooded. But when I got there via train from Milan, I was so happy to see the skies clear up. No swimming through the flooded canals for me! 🙂 Believe me, it happens. Some tourists get stuck in Venice for hours because of the floods. They have to set-up ramps so people can walk from one end to the station.
Even before I was already sure of going to Italy, Gi-ai, my friend back in the Philippines, already told me that if and when I decide to come, he would date me in Venice. I was more than happy to take on the offer. Imagine dating along the Venetian lagoon with a Dennis Trillo/Wowie De Guzman look-alike! ahahahaha (Google for reference!)
Gi-ai and I spent the entire day in scenic Venice, reminiscing about the times when we would just spend our lazy days in the condo laughing with our yaya, Ate Linda and my cousin, his former-beau, Ren. “Super ouch!” That was Ate’s favorite expression and we would all blurt it out in unison when we find something super crazy or funny! 🙂 Oh how I miss Anaheim 4 Unit 1B!
I just realised I had so many photos taken while I was on the phone. Thank heavens for Skype and Viber, I can still get connected with my friends and family while I am galavanting half-way across the globe!
Venice reminded me of Macau. Well, Macau should have reminded me of Venice, if only I had been to the latter first. Parts of Macau were patterned after the lay-out of San Marco, the center of Venice. The entire city of Venice is listed as a World Heritage Site as it is, as bagged by The New York Times, “undoubtedly the most beautiful city built by man” . It is definitely one of Europe’s most romantic cities.
I created a short video using my phone featuring clips taken from the “City of Masks”.
Next stop, PRAGUE!