MSC Orchestra Eastern Mediterranean Live Trip Report

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#41
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My breakfast



My DD's



We then headed to airport, 12 euros for taxi.

They served lunch.






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#42
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We finally arrived to Venice!

Took the Alillaguna 15 euros pp. took about an hour to reach our hotel, which is AMAZING!






As I said earlier, we are staying in a restored 16th century palazzo. Our room came with a terrace










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MSC Orchestra- 6/2016 Eastern Mediterranean http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=2365320
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CCL Vista 12/2016 Eastern Caribbean http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=2432474
#43
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Beautiful canal next to our hotel




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MSC Orchestra- 6/2016 Eastern Mediterranean http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=2365320
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CCL Vista 12/2016 Eastern Caribbean http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=2432474
#44
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We are going to recharge now, shower and head out for the night. Checked with reception, going to a gelateria first and then a late dinner.......

Stay tuned.




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MSC Orchestra- 6/2016 Eastern Mediterranean http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=2365320
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#47
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Are the pics big enough, too big?


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Reviews
MSC Orchestra- 6/2016 Eastern Mediterranean http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=2365320
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CCL Vista 12/2016 Eastern Caribbean http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=2432474
#49
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Originally posted by Love2Cruz2015
Are the pics big enough, too big?


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They look great!!! Keep them coming!!
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#50
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Tonight we found this little gem per recommendation of concierge






I got the nocciola (hazelnut) and pistachio




Then we hit some stores. Of course Venetian masks everywhere!



Beautiful



My dd had fun trying a bunch on





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MSC Orchestra- 6/2016 Eastern Mediterranean http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=2365320
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#51
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St. marks square







Then we went for a gondola ride.







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MSC Orchestra- 6/2016 Eastern Mediterranean http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=2365320
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#52
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Bridge of Sighs






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MSC Orchestra- 6/2016 Eastern Mediterranean http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=2365320
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#53
South Florida
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The details on the gondola







Then we went to dinner

My mom's



My DD




Mine-don't freak out, this is a Venetian specialty, Spaghetti con I seppie neri aka cuttlefish, aka squid ink



You can tell by now I have an adventurous palate.


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MSC Orchestra- 6/2016 Eastern Mediterranean http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=2365320
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#54
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The restaurant itself was ver Venetian. We were full so no room for dessert, but we still have one more day-almost.

tomorrow we board the Orchestra


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MSC Orchestra- 6/2016 Eastern Mediterranean http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=2365320
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#57
South Florida
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Mike, the food IS delicious especially that gelato. I'm definitely hitting that place tomorrow to try another flavor. There is certainly no shortages of gelateria here.

Tomorrow I'm determined to try a lemon granita somewhere.

I'm using my iPad for most of my pics, glad you like them Yvet.


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Reviews
MSC Orchestra- 6/2016 Eastern Mediterranean http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=2365320
DCL Dream 10/2016 Bahamas & Castaway Cay http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=2417977
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#58
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Beautiful morning



Antique chest



Armoire



Murano sconce






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MSC Orchestra- 6/2016 Eastern Mediterranean http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=2365320
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#59
South Florida
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Foyer



Detail in wash room



I love these support beams with the Venetian plaster






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MSC Orchestra- 6/2016 Eastern Mediterranean http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=2365320
DCL Dream 10/2016 Bahamas & Castaway Cay http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=2417977
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#60
South Florida
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Last nights restaurant



Candle holders, hand painter glass. Not sure I will buy one as they might shatter during travel, so beautiful



Look at this murano and gold chandelier, only 35000 euros....I should probably have it shipped.




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Reviews
MSC Orchestra- 6/2016 Eastern Mediterranean http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=2365320
DCL Dream 10/2016 Bahamas & Castaway Cay http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=2417977
CCL Vista 12/2016 Eastern Caribbean http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=2432474