Calle del Perdon
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Calle del Perdon

Laatste update op 18 November 2017Venetië is full of extraordinary places that carry a story. This also the case for example for the Calle del Perdon. The word says it all: ‘Perdon’: here you can be granted a pardon for your sins. Now how did this happen? At a corner Read more…


Noah’s Drunkenness

Laatste update op 18 November 2017A fine example of Filippo Calendario’s sculpture abilities is decorating the south corner of the doges palace. The sculpture tells the story of Noah’s drunkenness. It can best be seen from the Ponte di Paglia. Noah lands the ark, plants a vineyard, gets drunk off Read more…

San Giorgio

San Giorgio Maggiore

Laatste update op 18 November 2017The tower of San Giorgio Maggiore is usually seen by people from the piazzetta. They miss out on a great opportunity. Instead of waiting for ages in the queue for the campanile, one should better choose for a crossing to the isle with the vaporetto Read more…

Campiello del Remer vanaf Canal Grande

The perfect Venetian square

Laatste update op 18 November 2017When you visit Venice, you actually only want this: to find that one perfect small square. And I can tell you this: it exists. A small heavenly square of which I preferably would not want to tell you about because I am afraight it’s quiet Read more…

Isola di San Michèle
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Isola di San Michèle

Laatste update op 18 November 2017This island can be spotted from the Fondamente Nuove (Cannaregio). A bit further is the isle of the glass blowers, Murano. I link Isola di San Michèle with De Mérodes poem ‘The prodigal son’. Now, what is the connection between the isle and this Biblical Read more…

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