The Doge

8 February, 2016

Doge 2016

Doge 2016

Photo by my old friend Jacopo

Place names

2 February, 2016

Wonder why this calle has such a name…

calle della morte

calle della morte

venice_carnival_2016

venice_carnival_2016

Sad days

25 November, 2015

Yesterday many shops in Venice closed for one hour during the funeral of the young woman died at the Bataclan theatre during the Paris attacks.

She grown up in Venice (we attended the same high school) and her parents are well known and estimated.

valeria

 

 

Madonna della Salute 2015

21 November, 2015

It’s nice to see every year how Venetians remember this old tradition and the vow made by a Doge almost 400 years ago. It creates a link between old and new generations.

festa salute 2015

Salute 2015

The fog season has started

9 November, 2015

fog

fog

Cicchetti

5 November, 2015

Love “Al Timon”, and not only because I know Ale since we were little boy scout :-)

The notice says “Be kind, max 10 pieces”

al timon

al timon

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