Tag Archives: Italy

Trattoria da Jonny

Last evening, March 30, I had promised Max a back calle tour of my old Castello neighborhood on the way to dinner. We met at our usual Zattere vaporetto stop, walked through to Accademia and caught the No. 1 to … Continue reading

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Palazzo di Peggy

Monday morning I gave Max time to sort his SIM so we could communicate. Hard to communicate by email when we are both in Venice and are out and about. We need to be able to text and talk. A … Continue reading

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Piove, ma non versando

This morning I decided to experiment. I wanted to go to Accademia and get some pictures of the shopping street and buy a few gifts. I had nothing but time so I decided to take the long way around on … Continue reading

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Un addio affettuoso…a fond farewell

Today was bittersweet. Two friends left Venice. This afternoon I met Karen at Gelati Nico on the Zattere for a farewell visit. She and her husband Mike are moving from Venice. They have been with me from the beginning of … Continue reading

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Chance Encounters.

First I will share “la luna piena” the full moon out my window Saturday evening. I looked out my bedroom window and this is what I saw: Just a glow behind that architectural feature at the Hilton. Oh, wait….let me … Continue reading

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Brave!

Yes, I was brave! I did it! I found my courage and ignored my feet (the neuropathy issue) and took the Hilton Shuttle (which is a fairly short walk from my apartment) to San Marco Giardinetti. The most daunting part … Continue reading

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La cena con la mia amica

Friday evening a long anticipated meeting took place. Since 2012 when I first blogged from Venice a woman from Latvia has been following my blog. We have also been emailing and discovered a love for Venice, photography, a similar interest … Continue reading

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L’ora d’oro

The golden hour; and yes, there is an app for that. It will use the GPS on your phone and pinpoint your location and tell you what time the golden hour….which isn’t really an hour…will occur where you are. It … Continue reading

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La Domenica

The above photo was taken in case there is any doubt as to where we are (maybe that should be where I am? or where am I?) Here is the entire picture taken from in front of the Molino Stucky … Continue reading

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Venerdi Mercato

This morning dawned beautiful again. No, I’m not complaining. But I didn’t have any internet and it was too early to call Daniela. So I waited and then remembered that I had invested in a data SIM that has 12 … Continue reading

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