Tag Archives: vaporetto

A Christmas Surprise…

And a wish for peace in the world. For all my visitors a wish for a wonderful holiday season and a wonderful New Year. I begin with a collection of photos of Venice in December. I usually go there in … Continue reading

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They’re here!

After much back and forth in email over the last few months the day has arrived and I’m meeting Marc and Iain from London this morning. They have the blog that some of you see almost daily; and here is … Continue reading

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Vorrei due biglietti per favore

Yes, two tickets please. That was my mission for today. Go to San Vidal and obtain tickets for the concert by Interpreti  Veneziani for this coming Sunday evening. I checked and I could take No. 2, my current favorite vaporetto … Continue reading

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The Trek

I understand why I pay Safeway to deliver my groceries every few weeks back in the place where my cat Diavolo lives. Because grocery shopping is something my body really doesn’t want me to do. After today’s trek I would … 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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Il Pranzo

This morning dawned another lovely day if somewhat hazy. I was meeting my friend Karen for lunch. At 11:15 I was out my door, down the hall to the elevator and out the door which is in the back of … Continue reading

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I Palazzi

“Palazzi swept by on both sides, the drunken promiscuity of their styles competing for his attention.” Donna Leon: Blood from a Stone Indeed a perfect description of a ride on vaporetto No. 1 down the Grand Canal in Venice. Try … Continue reading

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Buon Anno 2016

So….I thought for this last post of 2015 (or first post of 2016 depending on your part of the world) I would start off the new year with five favorite photos from each of my four visits to Venice. You … Continue reading

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Two Weeks That Changed My Life Forever

Come un sogno…..but much more than a dream. I think it was towards the end of 2005 that I started thinking about how I wanted to celebrate my 60th birthday although it was still three years away. When planning a big … 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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