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Poveglia – more than ghost stories

The island of Poveglia is now famous for ghost stories made up by American television. However, there’s a lot more to say about the island than fictitious stories of ghosts and crazy doctors.

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Venetian Boats – Traditions and Culture

Boats are an essential part of Venetian traditions Boats are bound to be an essential part of Venetian culture and traditions. Venice is after all a city built on water. Many of these traditions are still alive. The gondolas are by far the most visible part of this culture, but there are many other types […]

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Learn to row a gondola

The gondola is the symbol of Venice. It is a unique boat for a unique city. You can catch gondola rides in many places around the city. But what if you’d like to try to row a gondola yourself? Years ago I bought an old gondola and had it restored a bit. With that I […]