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Press release: Legal Recourse Accepted

The TAR Veneto (Tribunale amministrativo regionale del Veneto) has decided in favour of the legal recourse of Venice Kayak against the kayaking ban introduced last August.

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Kayak ban court hearing

The final hearing of the legal recourse of Venice Kayak against the kayaking ban in Venice, was held on february 6th, but the sentence will only be published later.

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Penny

Last Tuesday I placed the most difficult signature of my life on the most unwanted piece of paper ever. I signed away the life of our Penny. Penny came to us thirteen months ago. She was in a horrible condition. Months of neglect has reduced her to shadow of herself. Down to half her former […]

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WordPress Hamilton Theme add-on

I’ve got several site running on the brilliant minimalistic Hamilton theme for WordPress. It is a free theme created by Anders Norén. The only thing I found missing was to be able to display posts and pages easily in the same way they appear on the blog posts page. After bit of experimenting, I came […]

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A Pathetic Human Being

A Venetian gondoliere thought it a good idea to decorate his gondola with fascist symbols, yet he can’t handle that others think it not a good “joke”

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Venice Kayak

Kayaking in Venice is a unique experience. Venice Kayak offers guided kayak tours in the city of Venice and in the lagoon.

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Brexit from a distance

Brexit doesn’t influence me directly, but being Danish living in Italy means my existence relies on freedom of movement. Brexit attacks that freedom.

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Kayaking ban status

The TAR Veneto (Tribunale amministrativo regionale del Veneto) has held a preliminary hearing on October 3rd, to express judgment on the suspension of the kayaking ban.

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Kayking banned in Venice for fictitious reasons

This post explains in more details where you can go kayaking and when in Venice with the August 1st 2018 ban in force.

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Press release: legal recourse against ban on kayaking in Venice

Press release announcing the legal recourse at the TAR Veneto against the decision 433/2018 of the City of Venice, sent to the local Venetian press on Monday, September 3rd, 2018:

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Consequences of recent kayaking ban in Venice

The City of Venice has banned kayaks in Venice at almost all times, so Venice Kayak can only do a few of the tours advertised on our web site.

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Ban on kayaking in Venice

Venice bans kayaks and other small boats, favouring damaging and polluting motor traffic over lighter ecological and sustainable means of transport. A ban on kayaking is not the right way forward for Venice.

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Living in Venice Photography

Fifteen minutes in a Venetian park

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

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Bicycles in Berlin

I’ve been bicycling all my life, and its one of the very few things I miss here in Venice. Berlin, on the other hand, is full of bicycles.

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Berlin 25 years later

Berlin 25 years later could just as well be another city.

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Lio Piccolo 

While I’ve kayaked a lot around much of the lagoon, I’ve never been to some of the northernmost parts. My friend Selina took me up there by car, looking for flamingos.

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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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Winter in Venice

Winter light is different, even if the weather isn’t very wintery here in Venice now. These photos are from a tour on December 27th around the city.

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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.