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Archive: febbraio 2013

Le Altane - Venetian rooftop terraces in the limelight

Le Altane - Venetian rooftop terraces in the limelight

Have you noticed that Venice is a vertical city, because it can be quite a narrow environment sometimes on the ground level…

Lent in Venice: Between Carneval and Easter Time

Lent in Venice: Between Carneval and Easter Time

Il Carnevale è spirato - now that Carnival is over, and the quaresima (lent)  time has arrived, what can you do in Venice …

How the exotic plants came to Venice: Our botanical garden heritage

How the exotic plants came to Venice: Our botanical garden heritage

In the Middle Ages, and until the 18th century, Venice was the city boasting most botanical gardens in the world, allegedly…

The purple sea lavender fields of the Seven Seas

The purple sea lavender fields of the Seven Seas

Would you like to find out what the lagoon of Venice looked like 2000 years ago, and which legend has been connected with i…