Category: Living in Venice

About my experience of living in Venice

Drowning in silence

A man was drowning besides me in the hospital pool, and I didn’t know what to do to save him.

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Annegare in silenzio

Io ho visto un uomo annegare a due metri da me in piscina, e non ho saputo salvargli.

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La Ruvida

Today we went rowing in Venice. Is a hard job, but somebody’s got to do it.

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Misty day on the Certosa island

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Foggy days in Venice

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Kingfishers

Every once in a while we spot a kingfisher when we’re paddling around in Venice and surroundings. This year it has happened surprisingly often, and as a first I have managed to get some photos with the waterproof compact cameras

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Walking on water

I never really liked spiders, but I met this fellow in the lagoon today, and a couple of his mates, and while I knew some small animals can walk on water, I’ve never seen anything like it before.

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Moto ondoso

One of the main environmental problems in Venice is the moto ondoso – wave movement. It is mostly caused by taxis and tourist boats, to a lesser extent by vaporetti (water buses) and private boats. The constant churning of the

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Fiera di Primiero

Its not that often that I get to go on a summer holiday, but I stole a week off work in August to escape the heat in Venice and head for the mountains. We went to a small town called

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Regata Storica

This year’s Regata Storica was held on September 6th, and we went down to look in our gondola, which we moored just opposite the Erberia close to Rialto.

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