Tag: Venice

  • Venezia Day Two

    Venezia Day Two

    When the alarm went off at 5.30am, I thought myself “Why am I doing this? Why am I getting up so early on a Saturday morning when I could just stay in bed?” The answer is simple: I wanted to experience the sunrise, and to see Venice before the tourist crowds woke up.… Read the rest “Venezia Day Two”

  • Bongiorno Venezia

    Bongiorno Venezia

    The book and movie “Death in Venice” came into my mind today as I thought I might actually die here. Less dramatically, there was a moment today when I thought I would at least spend the rest of my life surrounded by tourists, unable to escape. Smelly, dirty tourists, most of whom smoked.… Read the rest “Bongiorno Venezia”