|Subject: Re: Despite meticulous planning...|
With regard to strikes...
I just returned from Venice Italy where there was a one day transit strike. There was no indication that the strike was scheduled. I only learned about it when overhearing a conversation in the tourist office. Of course, a three day pass had already been bought. At least I had some advance knowledge and was able to rearrange my itinerary. Many other visitors were taken by surprise.
Does anyone know how to check for these strikes in advance? Checking Google news, there was one reference to the strike in the Chicago Tribune travel section. There must be a better way!
Frank Silver Spring, MD