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Getting Lost in Venice

Day 20 – 22

Yeah you should probably pass through the crowded Saint Marc’s Square and walk over the bustling Rialto Bridge but none of thatcompares to the experience of simply getting lost in this labyrinth, far away from all the crowds. 719 more words

Al Fredo's

Reflections on Venice & Verona. 2014.

Outside of our apartment, Cannaregio.

 This June, Paul and I visited the Italian wonder of Venice for the first time. We spent a week traversing the narrow side-streets and winding canals of this unique city, and travelled by train to spend a day inside the walls of Verona. 2,071 more words


Sunday driving, with a difference

In Venice, it’s a case of “Dad, may I borrow the oars”, rather than the keys.

These young fellows were having a good time, and the oarsman was also learning how to row and speak on the phone at the same time, a necessary skill these days!


Cicchetti in Venice!

One of the best parts of staying at Hotel Giorgione, our “home in Venice” is the warm hospitality of the quiet corner of Cannaregio where it’s found; this short video shows that Venice isn’t just the hustle-bustle crowded experience many folks complain about.  33 more words

Private Italy Tours

Ca' Pesaro

Found on the Grand Canal, not far from the vaporetto stop San Stae, is Ca’ Pesaro, a project of the Venetian architect Baldassarre Longhena. It  was built in the second half of the 17th century, for the Pesaro family. 77 more words