Tag: Venice

Me and Venice: A Work in Progress

As I looked down on Venice descending into Marco Polo airport, I didn’t get the surge of joy that I usually get when I see the rolling hills and tall cypress trees flying into Rome or Naples. The Venetian islands looked like hibernating frogs packed into the swampy laguna and I thought that this is […]

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An old Venetian in the rain near the Arsenale in Venice

VIDEO: The rain, Davide and the Old Venetian

This is what happenned when we went to Venice and got caught in a storm. (in dialect with my poetic translation) Davide: Come stand with us under the awning, Old Venetian! Old Venetian: Oh! I’m not afraid of the rain. Me and the water never fight. I’ll go home, I’ll change my shirt, I’ll change […]

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