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Archive: luglio 2012

Inimitably lightening up the Lagoon: La festa del Redentor

Inimitably lightening up the Lagoon: La festa del Redentor

Another traditonal pilgrimage across the lagoon, from Venice to the Isle of Giudecca, takes place every year in July: On a p…

Relaunching the Lido

Relaunching the Lido

I have come across this Website hosted by the Stabilimenti Balneari of Lido: It is now a long time since the relaunch of the…

Feeling close to the early settlers of the Lagoon

Feeling close to the early settlers of the Lagoon

Francesco da Mosto's family has been living in Venice for more than a thousand years, a noble family to be seen followi…

How to become aware of the uniqueness of Venetian Gardens

How to become aware of the uniqueness of Venetian Gardens

As a child I came across an old copy dated September 1986 of the well-known Italian garden magazine Gardenia (I would like t…