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What’s On in Italy in May

What’s on in Italy in May – Part 1 As the weather in Europe continues to flip flop between snow and sunshine it’s hard to believe it’s May already! And I hope you’re ready, because May is packed with art, regattas, … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Yellow

As the streets of towns and cities across Europe and America fill with Christmas trees, fairy lights and decorations, this week’s photo challenge theme is yellow! Yellow suggests various things to me – summer sun, sandy beaches and bananas – … Continue reading

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The Regata Storica historic parade, Venice

Beating out a slow steady rhythm the drums are the first sign that the Regata Storica (Historic Regatta) of Venice is on its way. The flotilla slowly enters the Grand Canal from St Marks Basin, glistening in the glorious summer sun. … Continue reading

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La Vogalonga – a long way to row!

40 years ago, in 1974, a bunch of Venetians, who all loved rowing, decided to have a boat race around the island of Burano. They had such a good time that the idea was repeated the following year as a … Continue reading

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