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IS THERE ANYTHING MORE ROMANTIC THAN LOSING YOURSELF IN VENICE?
Like all cities with a long history, there are a multitude of things to see, many of which are before our very eyes. But, we don't stop and take them in because we're distracted by other more famous or obvious sites.Venice has pla…
The Jewish Ghetto
The ancient Jewish quarter of Venice was named after the old foundry (getto) that once stood here. This was the first ghetto ever created, and Jews were forced to live here from 1516 until the 1800s. Now, the large central campo i…
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…