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The Triumphant Return of the Trionfo  Posted on 04/25/2015
Waterborne once again after much needed maintenance carried out at the shipyard Cantiere Casaril Sant’Alvise (the last one of its kind left in town for repair of vessels of this type). The Nuovo Trionfo will be present at...
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Saturday morning, off the bow…  Posted on 04/25/2015
A Saturday morning excursion, lessons in the indigenous Venetian sailing—the Vela al Terzo—all around.(Visited 105 times, 3 visits today)
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Canal Grande, coming to an iPad near you.  Posted on 04/16/2015
You would think, looking at the continuous images of each side of the Canal Grande, that photographer Daniele Resini went out and took one loooooong photo of each side of the entire canal all on the same day. Hardly.(Visited 276 times, 16...
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The Surprising Vision of Henri Rousseau  Posted on 04/16/2015
Nicknamed the Douanier (the customs agent), Rousseau was actually a self-taught former toll collector, alternately admired, teased and beloved as he pursued establishing his art. The exhibit is steps lightly, much as Rousseau did;...
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Festival Galuppi stops in at the Scuola San Rocco  Posted on 10/04/2014
How often do you get to hear Baroque and Gospel selections in one concert…in Italy, in an ambience as brilliant and rich as the music itself? The Festival Galuppi celebrates music of the era in the places frequented by the composer....
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Ladies Living Venice, in Oxford and on the Thames  Posted on 08/24/2014
A group of women vogatrici from the Remiera Giudecca rowing club, called Un Po di Donne (a few women), organized a vacation abroad, vogando (rowing Venetian style): starting and ending in Oxford, up and down the River Thames.(Visited 200...
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Buongiorno, VeneziaUnica (addio, VeniceConnected)  Posted on 07/31/2014
VeneziaUnica is the new portal the offers advance purchase for all passes and services you’ll use while you’re visiting the city. The online portal was activated October 7, 2013, replacing and eventually expanding on other...
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Sirens announce “code red” high tide.  Posted on 10/31/2012
Tricks only this Halloween in Venice. The 140 cm tide is acqua molto alta—very high—and the 35kph winds and accompanying rains keep treaters and everyone else holed up this All Saints' Eve.(Visited 1,802 times, 4 visits...
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