Monthly Archives: July 2012
The theme from Rocky plays in the back ground … like a white ghost it stands before me, hovering just barely over the floor… K.G. 300, I fear you the most! It’s Sunday and another sunny morning on the canal here in Venice. The church bells are ringing and boats are going by. I love … Continue reading
I am slowly finding organic food products as I get used to the grocery stores in Venice. This morning’s breakfast Crêpe was made from only one organic egg (Si! Naturalmente purchased at Billa), real butter, sautéed spinach, mushrooms and a bit of mozza… so delicious and the perfect low carb protein iron hit!
A throng of decorated boats, happy people with food and drink, a clown, spectacular display of Italianifed fireworks and even a bit of flirting was on the agenda last Saturday as I got to experience Festa del Redentore in Venice. I had read that the Redentore celebrations of Venice happen every year in July … Continue reading
Festa del Redentore Fireworks 2012 as seen from the Ponte dell’Accademia – Accademia Bridge
Festa del Redentore – A celebration that dates back to aprox. 1576-77 to mark the end of the plague. The church, Chiesa del Santissimo Redentore (Church of the Most Holy Redeemer) was also built in gratitude and every year a bridge is set up over the Grand Canal. A pilgrimage of people cross this bridge to attend mass and… I got … Continue reading
The heat wave continues over here. I did not think that it was possible to sweat this much. Some tourists were up at the crack of dawn walking the streets with their cameras. Air-conditioned bars, restaurants and stores are other good options for staying cool…. and cold showers. On one evening I listened to the … Continue reading
Sea Bass (branzino) Mediterranean Enoteca Al Volto