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.
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 […]
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 […]