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The vintage evocation of Venice, acclaimed as one of many most interesting books ever written concerning the city.'Entertaining, ironical, witty, excessive lively and appreciative . . . either depression and homosexual and worldly, i believe of it now as top-of-the-line books on Venice; certainly because the top smooth booklet a couple of urban that i've got ever read.' Geoffrey Grigson'One of the main diversified and diverting books ever written approximately Venice . . . A taut and private document, completely soaking up, quickened by means of vibrant prose and astringent humour.' Sunday Times'For these of whom Venice is a reminiscence, a deal with in shop, or perhaps a dream, the huge canvas of this booklet overlaying 1000 years within the lifetime of the most complicated, unique, and lively groups the area has ever obvious, is a piece of lasting interest.' Guardian

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If you'd like to stay in the place where Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall spent their honeymoon, head for the Inn at Mystic. The 1904 Georgian colonial mansion and gatehouse still have gardens around them. An expansion added more rooms in a motor inn unit. When you enter the mansion you'll want to stay. It is handsome, with oriental carpets, blue tiles around the fireplace, white-on-white embossed wallpaper, an antique piano and five guest rooms. Some have water views, canopy beds, an armoire or a Japanese soaking tub.

Their honey buns are so good that people return with those in mind time after time. Drive out for lunch and dine on the deck and terrace near the duck pond and waterfall. Don't forget to greet Miss Abigail, a mannequin who stands by the bar. Page 7 In earlier days she was the only woman permitted by Connecticut law to stand within three feet of a bar. Westport The Inn at National Hall 2 Post Road W, Westport, CT 06880 800/628-4255 or 203/221-1352 The Restaurant at National Hall, on the first floor of the Inn, offers appetizers such as seafood bisque with fennel essence and shrimp raviolis or seared sashimi-style tuna with spiced crust, radish, salad, wasabi and scallion oil.

Piano music is a nice accompaniment to your meal. The Sunday Brunch attracts guests from near and far. Page 21 What to Do Mystic Seaport Museum 75 Greenmanville Avenue, Mystic, CT 860/572-0711 Mystic is a charming village that has capitalized on its maritime past. During the 19th century clipper ships were built in shipyards along the river, and today you can relive the past at Mystic Seaport. One of us used to spend every January there with college students, living on board the Joseph Conrad and using the marvelous research facilities of the museum and library.

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