Venezia used many things to lure me back this year. She tempted me with glass and twinkling Christmas lights. But there was one event that sealed the deal the minute I found out about it and saw the promotional pictures. It was Damien Hirst’s exhibition “Treasures from the wreck of
Walk with me to the places you dare not imagine… The darkness is back. Anybody surprised? No? Good. When darkness falls over Venezia, there is a good chance you might find me wandering the streets of Dorsoduro. It has become my favorite sestiere ever since I spent a week there
Ritornerai, ritornerai da me [Marco Mengoni “Ricordera l’amore”] Basically this was what Venezia was whispering in my ear all the time since March, her voice sweet as honey, soft as a velvet rope. I knew that I would return, I always do, but I wasn’t certain it would happen again
What’s on the menu tonight? A breathtaking view. How about that? soundtrack: Darren Hayes “Creepin’ Up On You” (click here to listen) Ive stayed away from Giudecca for years. Not intentionally, mind you. It just so happened that (almost) every single time I got distracted by other places. Besides its
You think Burano is a mad mess of colors? I assure you, its not. Everything is in perfect colorful harmony there. Even people dress accordingly, which is an absolutely beautiful thing…
It is well known that glass is a major part of Venezia’s story, charm and identity, so lets talk about windows of Venezia. Walking down the streets of this city you will see many walls made of ancient stones, however, one significant feature of the architecture there are the windows.