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  1. @ Robert — You’ve got it backwards. Slow train = slow wi-fi. It is simple physics. Next time you are driving, give it a try.

  2. They may be railing about Venice day trippers but what they really mean is any tourist who isn’t paying outrageous sums to hotels in the city center so even visitors staying at say the Hilton Molino Stucky in nearby Giudecca would have to pay. Yeah… being charged to see some dirty canals and old buildings is just the picture of Italian hospitality. Some advice: Venice is a one and done thing. If you must then go but if you return especially with the new fees, you must be crazy.

  3. “One and done city”. I love it. Seems a lot of cities are qualifying for this title IMHO.

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