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Murano Glass Furnace

Murano Glass Factory, Glass Furnace

The highlight of everyone’s trip to the island of Murano is a visit to a real glass furnace. They are hot, noisy, busy places with the choreographed dance of the glass workers. But here’s how an abandoned furnace looks, too…

Christmas in Venice 2014

Santa Rowing in Venice

Christmas in Venice revealed the Grinch of Christmas to be the city government of Venice which had threatened everyone that there would be no holiday lighting. There simply was not money in the city coffers for this “luxury”. The merchants…