FROM VENICE WITH LOVE

Dear friends welcome back to our blog,Love

Venice is full of commonplaces: love, gondolas, Rialto and nice sunsets are the most abused stereotypes about this fantastic city. However, as Nancy Kress stated: “A stereotype may be negative or positive, but even positive stereotypes present two problems: They are cliches, and they present a human being as far more simple and uniform than any human being actually is”. Continue reading “FROM VENICE WITH LOVE”

VENICE CARNIVAL

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.masks carnival venice

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”