The Ca’ Dario on the Grand Canal in Venice has lately acquired a bad reputation, but it is almost guaranteed ghost-less.
The Sestiere Cannaregio is the second largest of the six, extending from the railroad station to the Rialto. It covers almost half of the northern part of Venice.
Who would expect to find runes in Venice? Yet, in central Venice a statue of a lion is covered in runic inscriptions
“Mezzo (Calle di) in Ruga Giuffa, a S. Maria Formosa.” from Curiosità Veneziane by Giuseppe Tassini
St Nicholas is celebrated on December 6th in much of Christianity. Associated with sailors and gift-giving, he is the origin of Santa Claus.
The acqualta – high tide – on November 12th, 2019, was the second highest ever measured.
As many people still say about Venice: It’s beautiful, but I wouldn’t live there. Much the same can be said of the past.
In Venice, near Santa Maria Formosa, there’s a blueish green door everybody photographs.
Nine-Eleven in Venice is the anniversary of a tornado which in 1970 killed 36 persons, mostly in a sunken water bus at Sant’Elena