• The origin of the Venetian carnival has not been established with certainty, but it is a common convention to acknowledge the beginnings in 1094 when doge Vitale Falier first talks about “public amusement” allowed from authorities and the word … Continue reading
Category Archives: Color
#92 Cafe Florian
• Wandering around very early in the morning, before the swarm of tourists invades Venice and transfigures it in the amusement park it looks today.
#91 From one year to the next
• Wishing all of you out there the best for the New Year, may it bring you what you are looking for.
#88 Little girl waiting
#87 Here comes the fun!
• Like every year we have entered the most intense and exciting days of the Venetian carnival; this week, masks and costumes will be the undisputed stars and, at least for a while, everyone will be able to put aside … Continue reading
#86 We’re almost there!!
#85 Movida (the Venetian way)
• Like many other cities of this beginning of the 21st century, Venice too has its (sort of) nightlife district, for which the center of gravity is Campo S. Margherita, a large and irregularly shaped square located not far from the … Continue reading
#84 The (most) amazing waterway
• Grand Canal (“Canalazzo” as locals call it since ever) has always been, from the earliest centuries of the venetian republic, the city’s main waterway and, beyond that, the most important and coveted stage for the most influential and powerful … Continue reading
#83 A fragile beauty
• What to say about the gondola that has not already been said for the millionth time? Too bad, the latest news related to this intriguing boat are not the ones you’d like to hear. Obviously, the root of the … Continue reading
#80 The heart of the power
• Cà Foscari (last at right), the palace of the Foscari family, one of the oldest and most prestigious families of the history of Venice, a forge of doges and leading (and controversial as well) political figures of the Venetian Republic … Continue reading
#79 A frenzy of colors
• A legend just as well accepted as little verified, explains the vivid colouration of Burano houses with the need for local fishermen in past times to be able to spot their own home even in foggy or rainy days, … Continue reading
#78 S. Nicolò, and a funny seagull
• May is one of those times of the year when weather conditions can make the light particularly beautiful in the lagoon. As in this case, where after a few days of rain and wind, the clean fresh air from … Continue reading