2014 – Venice and the treasures of the 4th Crusade

2014 – Venice and the treasures of the 4th Crusade

Posted by on Oct 24, 2014 in Italy, Veneto, Venice | No Comments

From the 11th-16th centuries, Venice was the Master of the Sea, the Merchant to World and the greatest Naval power in Europe. She was known as ‘La Serenissima’, ‘Il Stato da Mar’ and ‘La Dominante’. The Republic of Venice was so obsessed with it’s maritime livelihood that every Ascension Day, the Doge would sail to […]

2010 – Venice; San Polo, San Marco and the Vaporetto pass

2010 – Venice; San Polo, San Marco and the Vaporetto pass

Posted by on Jun 22, 2010 in Italy, Veneto, Venice | No Comments

It was an early flight but it was really inexpensive. We arrived to the Venice airport at 7:30am but couldn’t check into the apartment until 2:15pm. We planned to leave just our bags at the train station, have a walkabout and pick them up later. Upon arriving to the terminal at the Aeroporto Marco Polo, we […]

2004 – Venice and the Veneto

2004 – Venice and the Veneto

Posted by on Oct 5, 2004 in Italy, Veneto, Venice | No Comments

The stretch of the Adriatic Coast from Pescara to Venice is flat, the water is bile colored acquamarine and the high rise apartment buildings and new condominiums springing up the coast make it look more like Miami beach than Italy. But at the end of the ride is one of the most beautiful cities in […]