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Cruise In the Mediterranean. Murano

Capi4ca • 4 minutes read • May 17th, 2016
We arrived at the hotel too early (11 a.m.), so our room was not ready. So, we left our suitcases at the reception desk and warned teh clerk that we would be returning late. We headed go to the island of Murano, which is famous for its glassware.
A woman at the reception desk told us that there was a free tour of the island from the hotel. She called someone, and a man came to take us there. Along the way, we picked up 2 Spaniards and 2 Frenchmen from another hotel. Our water taxi arrived and we set sail!
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We continued on:
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We were greeted on the island and taken to a factory to see how different types glassware were made. There were 5 glass factories on the island of Murano!
At the factory, we were shown how a vase was made:
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But it was much more interesting to see how the horse was made!  

How is it possible? A craftsman who can do and make everything! He took a piece of molten glass, pulled it, folded it . . . and the horse appeared!  
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Then we were taken to the shop at the factory. Actually, the structure was organized this way. Taking pictures in the store was forbidden, but I managed to take a picture of the chandelier in the hallway on the way to the store.
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We found every kind of glass and glassware here! Chandeliers for the palaces and apartments, numerous vases, wine glasses, etc. It was the animal kingdom of glass, in all shapes and sizes. There were also all kinds of jewelry. And the glass came in various colors:
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We bought the earrings and the continued walking around the city.  

Below are some photos of earrings and other wares . . . 
The streets of Murano were full of shops selling glassware. You could find anything and everything there!  
And it was all made of glass, even if it didn't appear like it . . . 
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Everything was made of glass! There were even glass sculptures throughout the streets of the city!

On the island, there were also glass sculptures!  
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Here is another one, made entirely out of glass!  
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And here are some photos of the city streets:
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There were also dogs on the boats; they didn't seem to be afraid: 
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Other dogs waited patiently on land:  
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We took a boat to the

island of Burano

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