Category: Venice

Venice – the unique city on water

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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Gilberto Penzo: La gondola

“La gondola” by Gilberto Penzo is the definitive book on the Venetian gondola, but it has been out of print for years. A second edition has now been published.

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White egret

White egret taking off (Certosa island, Venice)

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Fog in Venice

We’ve had a good deal of fog this winter, but still no snow. These photos are from the St. Mark’s and Riva dei Sette Martiri in Venice.

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Saint Mark’s evening fog

Saint Mark’s square on a foggy evening around Christmas

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War in Venice

Warship moored in central Venice

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Another foggy day

Another foggy day in Venice with interruptions of public transport

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Schizophrenic coloured cat

Weirdly coloured cat at Forte Marghera on the mainland near Venice

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Burano at high tide

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