My first day in Venezia was good despite being very tired from a very long journey to get here! I thought I bought a pass for the grand canal boat tour but it was for the lagoon. Took it round trip without getting off just to use it a little. Really wanted to see Venezia proper. Decided to see it on foot. Ended up going to 3 museums (including an entire exhibit on architect Zaha Hadid from Iraq named by Forbes one of the most powerful women in the world!-google her – her buildings are absolutely imaginative beyond imagination!!), ate my first ever pizza in Italy, heard beautiful singers, saw the most number of designer stores in one concentrated area I’ve ever seen, bought a beautiful Murano glass necklace, tried on Italian lingerie, accidentally got a super expensive sea bass for dinner, delicioso tiramisu at a tiny dessert place, and for the grand finale – got lost on the back roads of Venezia and realized that you really can’t get lost! I simply turned around, looked for the next sign for San Marco and found my way again. Ahhh…. Beautiful Venezia!