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I primi di Febbraio 2017 mi sono iscritta alla selezione per la Festa delle Marie, inizialmente l’ho presa subito come un gioco, visto il numero di ragazze iscritte, non sapevo se ce l’avrei fatta a diventare una delle dodici. Continue reading “THE STORY OF GIULIA, MARIA DEI VENEZIANI 2017”
It is almost impossible to describe what is the Venice Carnival. There would be too much to say about its history, traditions and events. Take this post as it is: a brief introduction.
Carnival is held every year, during Shrove Tuesday (Martedì Grasso) and Ash Wednesday (Mercoledì delle Ceneri), which is forty days before Easter and during the weekend before. Continue reading “VENICE CARNIVAL”
For centuries, the Arsenal of Venice (l’Arsenale) has been the industrial hearth of the Republic and one of the oldest factories in the world. It included a real assembly line.
Continue reading “ARSENAL OF VENICE”
December may not seem the best month to visit Venice.
The weather is very cold, temperatures are around 0 degrees the whole day. The wind and the humidity of the area don’t improve the overall situation.
Notwithstanding, we decided to enjoy a Sunday afternoon in the city, visit some Christmas markets and enjoy a walk towards Rialto and San Marco. Continue reading “A WINTER SUNDAY IN VENICE – TRIPBYPICS”
Rialto Bridge was built in the XVI century and it’s the oldest of the four bridges crossing Grand Canal: Ponte dell’Accademia (literally Academy Bridge), Ponte degli Scalzi, Ponte della Costituzione (literally Constitution Bridge) and, of course, Rialto Bridge. Continue reading “RIALTO BRIDGE”
Rialto Area is the oldest part of Venice, famous for Rialto Bridge and Rialto Markets.
The name Rialto derives from the latin Rivus Altus, which means “deep river” and it is related to the Grand Canal, which flows nearby. Continue reading “RIALTO AREA”
On my way to the Venice Tribunal, which is located near the Rialto Brige, I always pass by the Rialto fishing market.
Honestly, I love to cross this place for its traditional atmosphere. Sellers shouts, buyers and tourists are everywhere around the banquets while birds try to catch fishes from the stalls. Continue reading “RIALTO MARKET”
Santa Maria della Salute is a little nice and charming church near Punta della Dogana. It is a masterpiece of art, its beauty is amazing, but its history is full of pain, here we tell you something about it.
Continue reading “SANTA MARIA DELLA SALUTE”
Sometime water covers the city of Venice, creating the famous phenomenon called “Acqua Alta” or “high water”.
During Acqua Alta episodes, water floods the city covering streets and making it difficult to walk around. Continue reading “ACQUA ALTA OR HIGH WATER”
Venice is visited every year by millions of tourists. More than six millions people visit Venice every year staying overnight, without counting the many coming from outside everyday.
Can you imagine the impact of this mass of tourists on the historic part of Venice, which is inhabited by only 60 thousands people? It may really tackle its fragile balance. Continue reading “# RESPECT ENJOY VENICE”