Tagged: Venice

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Sunbrella from Venice

Have you seen a “sunbrella”? Carver coined this term for this umbrella from Venice. Walking along the narrow lanes of Venice, crossing the cute little bridges I came across this outgrown sunflower. I stared...

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Crowne Plazza

Crown Plaza, Quarto d’Altino, which is where I stayed when I toured Venice. A cosy place seated serenely in the outskirts of Venice, it was worth the money we spent on stay there. Reaching...

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410 Bridges in Venice

Lonely Planet mentions: Venice is built on 117 small islands and has some 150 canals and 410 bridges. These bridges are small, yet they are the lifelines of the city. Every wrong turn we...

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Accademia Bridge, Venice

Accademia Bridge, another unique bridge of Venice is at the lower crossing of Grand Canal. Our destination was Santa Maria della Salute, we didn’t actually have to cross it, but being in Venice and...

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Rialto Bridge, Venice

Rialto Bridge – The iconic landmark of Venice; I crossed it several times when I was in Venice, actually six times. Memorable! It is one of the four famous bridges over the Grand Canal...

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Venetian Masks

I was looking at centuries old traditional piece of art, piece of Venice. So many of them all in rich colors, designs and forms. I was dazzled, completely in awe handling them, trying to...

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View from Bridge of Sighs, Venice

Bridge of Sighs – strange name isn’t it? It got its name from the sighs of the prisoners who would cross the bridge and experience their last view of the outside world. This bridge...

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Ponte dei Scalzi, Venice

Venice is composed of 118 islands of the Venetian Lagoon is criss-crossed by more than 400 bridges.These bridges called as ‘Ponte’ connect you from street to street. We spent three days in this city...