The New Plague of Venice

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  The Redentore celebration where the Venetians give thanks for the end of the 1576 plague is next weekend. But Venice is suffering from a new type of plague which isn’t contagious nor does it kill but it is annoying. It is…

Update from Venice

Mega Yachts Arrive in Venice for Biennale

It’s a busy month in Venice with Expo 2015 opening in the nearby town of Marghera where a large facility was built for the event and the 56th International Art Exhibition,  Biennale, opening with exhibits all around the city but especially in…

Rialto Bridge Gets a DIESEL Update

The Rialto Bridge gets a Make Over, courtesy of Diesel

This marvelous piece of architecture, an icon for the city of Venice, and most photographed bridge in the world is undergoing it’s umpteenth remodeling/restoration.  And this time courtesy of  a Veneto company, DIESEL and its CEO Renzo Rosso who has donated €5.5 million through his…