Monthly Archives: December 2013

Love is in the Air

A nice long meander on this sunny Monday. For anyone who thinks all gondolas look alike…here is one a bit “different”. Cozy and comfy…just like nonna’s house. And here, near the Bridge of Sighs, love is definitely in the air. … Continue reading

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What a Sunny Saturday!

Yes, full sunshine today. Amazingly warm too. Just a few pictures wandering around…for those of you homesick for Venice. Yes, you do see Punto in the distance…by the white arch. A little friend patiently waiting for the shopping to be … Continue reading

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A Missed Opportunity

But before I get to that missed opportunity…. Yesterday after our Acqua Alta the sun came out in the afternoon and there were some lovely pictures of the canal and reflections right out my window. Is this pigeon “mooning” me? … Continue reading

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Acqua Alta

Acqua Alta is a Venetian tidal phenomenon that happens mostly in winter but can happen at any time of year. It is tidal because it reaches it’s peak at a certain time and then goes down. The water comes in … Continue reading

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Christmas Day in Venezia

First order of business…Panetonne French Toast for breakfast Recipe: Panettone French Toast for One 1 egg 50 ml milk 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon (cannella) 1 large 1 inch (approx) thick slice panettone cut in two pieces butter for frying Mix/whisk egg, … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve in Venice 2013

It was a foggy day in Venezia but people were out running last minute errands. This little guy is on the door next door to the place where Scooby’s twin lives. For those who don’t know…Scooby Doo is a white … Continue reading

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A Trip to a Venetian Street Market

Almost a full week since I’ve been to Punto and I hadn’t even gotten a Panettone yet! Wow, I’d better get busy. So first order of business was to lay in some supplies and goodies for Christmas when unlike “that … Continue reading

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