LD: The gondola ride was the best time I had with him, I got a chance to sit down and talk with him on the real and make sure that he was right for me.
The best way to explore Venice is on foot (for the area immediately around St. Mark's Square) and by vaporetti, but for a more expensive treat (or for the romantic), there's also travel by gondola.
The property is designed so that you can swim with dolphins in the morning, ride to lunch on a gondola, and watch the sunset while dining at a traditional luau in the evening.
Dean hurried to return his skis while the others took the gondola back to the parking lot.
The gondolier stands on a poppa at the stern with his face towards the bow, and propels the gondola with a single oar.
The foursome rode the gondola the short distance down from the parking area to the central village complex, with Donnie looking down, wide-eyed from the swinging car.
And III.; La lugubre Gondola; Dem Andenken Petofi's; Mosonyi's Grabgeleit; Romance oubliee; Valses oubliees, 1-3; Liebestraume, 1-3 (originally songs); Hexameron; Rhapsodies Hongroises, 1-18.
The principal types to be found in the United Kingdom and on the continent of Europe are open wagons (the lading often protected from the weather by tarpaulin sheets), mineral wagons, covered or box wagons for cotton, grain, &c., sheep and cattle trucks, &c. The principal types of American freight cars are box cars, gondola cars, coal cars, stock cars, tank cars and refrigerator cars, with, as in other countries, various special cars for special purposes.
The gondola or flat car corresponds to the European open wagons and is used to carry goods not liable to be injured by the weather; but in the United States the practice of covering the load with tarpaulins is unknown, and therefore the proportion of box cars is much greater than in Europe.
Instead of the present boat, with its heavy black cabin and absence of colouring, the older forms had an awning of rich stuffs or gold embroideries, supported on a light arched framework open at both ends; this is the gondola still seen in Carpaccio's and Gentile Bellini's pictures (c. 150o).