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Early Saturday evening- the start of La Festa Veneziana and the opening of Venice Carnival 2013. Characters in full costume on stilts led the way to Cannaregio Canal where the water show by French theatre company Ilotopie was to take place. Unfortunately my camera battery died after a few photos. The scene opened up with a large … Continue reading
Today’s Dorsoduro moment is about a little bridge that crosses the Rio San Barnaba called, “Ponte dei Pugni”. Translated it means “Bridge of Fists”. On one side of the bridge you see the colourful veggie-fruit stand on boat. The views over both sides of the bridge are beautiful. But, this now tranquil spot was at … Continue reading
Dorsoduro is one of the six Sestieri of Venice. Sestierè (singular form) means, “district”. One of my Dorsoduro moments back in December took me along the Fondamenta Nani, which is alongside the canal called, Rio San Trovaso. I stopped to look across the canal at what is one of Venice’s oldest remaining Gondola yards. It … Continue reading
More serenìsima… it is so much fun to get lost walking around the small calle’s of Venice… that’s when you discover the amazing bars, osteria’s, pasticcerias… and hidden photo ops… this is my neighbourhood – Sestière di Dorsoduro, Venice!