René's old blog
Our gondola has been retired to the museum on Lazzaretto Nuovo
The Venetian lagoon under the fog is like an eery dream of being lost in nowhere
The Carnival in Venice 2021 has been a different carnival in many ways, and in many ways like it once was, before it was commercialised.
The vaporetto is ubiquituos in Venice, and it is very useful both as a subject, prop and location for photography in Venice.
Poveglia is an abandoned island in the Venetian lagoon, about 10km south of Venice. The ruins of a hospital closed in 1969 dominates the island.
High tide is a common event in Venice, and it can make the city even more photogenic. However, photography during and after high tides has its problems.
The city of Venice issued yet another ban on kayaking in the city canals on June 3rd, 2019, and Venice Kayak has taken the city administration to court yet again.
All wooden boats need regular maintenance, and a 45 years old gondola is definitely no exception.
Venice Kayak continues to fight for the right to kayak in Venice. The tribunal has, however, ruled against us in a preliminary hearing.
This week Be Venetian participated in the filming of a documentary on the Lazzaretto Novo.
Venice Kayak has to modify the range of tours on offer, due to the newest ban in kayaks in Venice. We can no longer do all the tours on all the days.
The municipal administration in Venice has issued yet another ban on kayaking in the city.
Be Venetian coach René Seindal appeared on Danish national television on May 13th, 2019
Burano is famous for it’s colourful houses, and the multitude and variation in colour makes it a small paradise for the intrepid photographer.
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.
Carnival time with photos from the Procession of the Twelve Maries during the Venice Carnival 2019
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.
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.