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Mestre: a special alternative to Venice
Just before you cross the lagoon, on the long road and Rail Bridge leading to Venice, you'll find “Mestre”. It's a built-up area that has developed around the major economic activities of Venice's mainland, with a port, shipyards,…
A race at the Gran Canale
Sometimes I like to play tourist in my own town. The camera strung around my neck let's me blend in with the colourful mass of summer tourists. According to the latest statistics, each year nearly 20 million foreigners peacefully…
An island where time stands still, far off the usual tourist routes
If you are looking for what Venice was like half a century ago and you want to find a bit of peace and tranquillity, the island of Pellestrina is an ideal destination for immersing yourself in serenity.Today, after two days of int…