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Well, Well, Well (Venezia 228)

I’m sure somewhere someone has published a book, or at the very least a blog, on the topic of Venetian wellheads.  Once the source of drinking water in every parish they drilled deep beneath the lagoon in search of fresh water, there are hundreds dotted around the city.   139 more words


#FBF: A Weekend in Venice, Italy. 2006

Tomorrow is the first day of Venice’s world renowned Carnival, and speaking of study abroad, this week’s #FlashbackFriday is a trip I took to Venice, Italy while studying in Milan. 704 more words


Scritti Politti* (Venezia 161)

Jeff Cotton’s site about Venice features a Q&A in which he confesses that one of his few dislikes about La Serenissima is the graffiti.

Strangely I’m more relaxed about it.   82 more words


the scent of aging stone

Last night I dreamed of Venice. (Three nights ago, I dreamed my dad met the 14th Dalai Lama in a campsite in the Nicola Valley but that’s another story.) In the Venice dream, we were crossing a canal via a small stone and brick bridge. 432 more words

You just can't get the weather (Venezia 68)

I didn’t really mind the rain and the thunderstorms that we endured in La Serenissima.  I certainly can’t complain about the sunny days on the beach or sitting in Arsenale, but I do wish I could return in the winter. 151 more words


Brighton Early Music Festival 2014

The nationally acclaimed festival runs from 24 October to 9 November. This year the theme is ‘Cities: musical centres and the journeys between them’. Cities featured include Venice, Rome, Warsaw, Leipzig, Paris and London. 430 more words

6 The Arts

Tutto Gusto Wine Cellar - delizioso!

We popped into Tutto Gusto, a lounge at Epcot’s Italy Pavilion, for a light supper one evening. The ambiance was cozy and inviting, the Prosecco was lovely, and the food was… 87 more words