Living in Venice

Fifteen minutes in a Venetian park

Fifteen minutes in a Venetian park

The photos below are taken in fifteen minutes, walking about 200m.

Drowning in silence

Drowning in silence

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

Annegare in silenzio

Annegare in silenzio

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

La Ruvida

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

Kingfishers

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 we carry on our tours. […]

Walking on water

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.

Moto ondoso

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 water causes erosion of walls, […]

Fiera di Primiero

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 Fiera di Primiero in the […]