Tag Archives: Autumn

Celebrating San Martino in Venice

The day starts quietly enough. Street sweepers prepare the city. Church bells call the faithful to worship. And the Grand Canal gently fills with vaporetti water-buses as locals go off to school and work. The Venetian tranquility is, however, abruptly … Continue reading

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Autumn shrouds Venice in a silent fog

As the mist rolls in to shroud the magical city it creates an eerie watery light. Buildings disappear into the clouds. Fog-horns blare from deep within the haze. And sitting on the canal side feels like sitting on the edge … Continue reading

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